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Sunday, December 15th, 9:50am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
10.2 ft 9 sec --- 27-37 kt 120° 45.1 °F
Cape Suckling
 
11.8 ft 9 sec 175° 31-39 kt 100° 46.2 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
13.8 ft 9 sec 101° 31-39 kt 80° 46.6 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
10.2 ft 9 sec 177° 29-35 kt 90° 46.4 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
16.7 ft 9 sec 123° 29-39 kt 90° 43.3 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
8.5 ft 6 sec 37° 31-39 kt 50° 43.5 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
15.7 ft 10 sec 114° --- --- 44.2 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 213° 14-19 kt 320° 39.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
9.8 ft 8 sec 199° 27-31 kt 120° 46.8 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
15.4 ft 15 sec 250° 12-16 kt 170° 44.2 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
15.7 ft 12 sec 209° 23-27 kt 160° 44.1 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 224° 8-10 kt 120° 39.2 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
13.5 ft 14 sec 262° 12-16 kt 340° 43.5 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
13.5 ft 12 sec 242° 23-29 kt --- ---
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
16.4 ft 12 sec 340° 27-33 kt 310° 44.2 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
10.8 ft 13 sec 238° 10-14 kt 260° 41.4 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
15.4 ft 12 sec 255° --- --- 49.6 °F
Neah Bay
 
7.2 ft 12 sec 271° 8-10 kt 80° 48.0 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
0.7 ft --- --- 0-2 kt --- 47.1 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
9.5 ft 13 sec 288° 6-8 kt 130° 49.1 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
8.5 ft 13 sec 274° --- --- 47.5 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
8.5 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 48.4 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
9.8 ft 13 sec 290° 8-12 kt 190° 48.7 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
9.8 ft 12 sec 270° --- --- ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
10.2 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 49.5 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
11.5 ft 12 sec 280° 2-6 kt 180° 52.0 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
11.5 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 51.6 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
12.8 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 53.4 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 230° 59.7 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 330° 54.0 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
12.1 ft 12 sec 299° --- --- 55.9 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 310° 54.5 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 340° 55.0 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 260° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
12.5 ft 12 sec 301° --- --- 55.9 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 272° --- --- 54.3 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 340° 55.6 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 350° 56.7 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 16-21 kt 340° 56.8 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 340° 56.8 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
10.5 ft 14 sec 303° --- --- 57.0 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 57.0 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
11.2 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 56.8 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 340° 57.7 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
7.2 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 55.0 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 16-17 kt 10° 59.4 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
12.1 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 59.0 °F
Harvest, CA
 
12.1 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 58.6 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 21-25 kt 340° 58.3 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 300° 59.4 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
6.2 ft 12 sec 261° --- --- 61.7 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 310° 60.1 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
6.2 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 59.2 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 61.2 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 23-31 kt 330° 57.4 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
6.6 ft 10 sec 264° --- --- 61.7 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
5.9 ft 7 sec --- --- --- 62.6 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
12.5 ft 11 sec 292° --- --- 59.7 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 267° --- --- 61.9 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 277° --- --- 61.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
8.2 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 60.6 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
6.9 ft 8 sec 284° --- --- 61.7 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
8.5 ft 8 sec 278° --- --- 62.1 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
8.2 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 60.3 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
10.5 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 62.1 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 19-25 kt 310° 62.6 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 23-31 kt 320° 60.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 60° 77.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 60° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.8 ft 12 sec 338° 16-19 kt 110° 77.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 80° 78.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.9 ft 13 sec 354° --- --- 76.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
8.2 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 78.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
8.9 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 79.0 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
8.2 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 78.8 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.3 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 80.6 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 150° --- --- 80.1 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
8.9 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 78.8 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 79.9 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
9.5 ft 10 sec 79° --- --- 78.8 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 350° 81.1 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 50° 79.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 70° 80.4 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
7.2 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 83.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
8.9 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 83.5 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 26° --- --- 85.3 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.6 ft 15 sec 340° --- --- 84.4 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 
The Dana Point Buoy has been decomissioned. Oceanside Offshore provides the nearest alternative.
Oceanside Offshore buoy 7-day Forecast
Oceanside Offshore buoy forecast courtesy of CDIP
 
Oceanside Offshore buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
Southern California swell model
Southern California swell model courtesy of CDIP
 
Orange County swell model
Orange County swell model courtesy of CDIP
 
Newport Beach tide chart
Tide chart courtesy of The University of South Carolina
 
San Pedro Channel Water Temperature
San Pedro channel water temperature graphic courtesy of NOAA
 
Current Southern California wind conditions
 
Southern California cloud cover
Southern California satellite imagery courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Tropical storms map courtesy of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
 
Offshore wave height forecast
Offshore wave height forecast courtesy of CDIP
 
FZUS56 KLOX 151040 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 240 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 240 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 10Z or 2 AM PST, a 1003 MB low was eastern New Mexico with a frontal system extending into extreme southern CA. A 1027 MB surface high was located about 600 NM west of Point Conception. Strong west to northwest flow across coastal waters will continue through today.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
240 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then chance of rain.

WED
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 10 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
240 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of rain.

WED
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 240 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds, building to 9 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight.

MON
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of rain.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 240 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

MON
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 240 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
Western portion, NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Eastern portion, NW winds 10 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

MON
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
Eastern portion, NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Western portion, N winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TUE
E winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft dominant period 15 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 240 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft dominant period 9 seconds after midnight.

MON
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica and S of Palos Verdes, NE winds 10 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.




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