Orange County Surf Report

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Wednesday, October 17th, 7:20pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Cape Suckling
 
7.5 ft 10 sec 196° 10-12 kt 190° 52.2 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 3 sec --- --- --- 48.9 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
8.2 ft 10 sec 230° 16-19 kt 210° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 229° 6-8 kt 150° 51.6 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 184° 14-17 kt 180° ---
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 227° 10-12 kt 180° 48.6 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 170° --- --- 49.1 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
11.2 ft 10 sec 17-23 kt 350° 47.1 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 255° 6-8 kt 210° 52.2 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
9.5 ft 9 sec --- 17-21 kt 210° 54.3 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
10.8 ft 10 sec --- 14-17 kt 220° 54.9 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
10.5 ft 11 sec 228° 14-17 kt 190° ---
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
13.5 ft 12 sec 349° 23-33 kt 320° 48.2 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
8.2 ft 11 sec 243° 16-17 kt 240° 51.4 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
11.2 ft 11 sec 255° --- --- 52.2 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
12.8 ft 11 sec 357° 23-27 kt 310° 45.9 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 267° 6-8 kt 120° 50.2 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
5.9 ft 15 sec 270° 4-6 kt 20° 57.2 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
5.6 ft 14 sec 285° --- --- 55.9 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 253° --- --- 57.0 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
5.9 ft 15 sec 284° 6-8 kt 320° 56.5 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 286° 4-6 kt 310° ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 288° --- --- 57.0 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.9 ft 15 sec 291° 12-14 kt 340° 60.1 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
6.2 ft 15 sec 297° 12-14 kt 350° 55.0 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
5.2 ft 15 sec 282° --- --- 53.8 °F
WEST OREGON
 
9.5 ft 15 sec 298° 6-10 kt 280° 63.7 °F
ST GEORGES
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 254° 2-4 kt 160° 53.2 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
5.6 ft 17 sec 299° --- --- 53.6 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
10.2 ft 15 sec 295° 8-12 kt 190° 65.7 °F
EEL RIVER
 
4.6 ft 16 sec --- 0-2 kt --- 52.5 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
7.9 ft 15 sec 292° --- --- 57.4 °F
PT ARENA
 
5.6 ft 16 sec 304° 8-12 kt 340° 60.1 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
5.2 ft 17 sec 310° 14-17 kt 310° 57.9 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
8.2 ft 15 sec 298° 6-10 kt 350° 65.1 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
6.6 ft 17 sec 303° --- --- 60.6 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
5.6 ft 17 sec 275° --- --- 59.5 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
6.9 ft 17 sec 275° 14-17 kt 310° 58.6 °F
MONTEREY
 
5.2 ft 17 sec 302° 12-16 kt 310° 62.1 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 260° 62.2 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.9 ft 18 sec 306° --- --- 62.1 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 18 sec 12° --- --- 62.4 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
5.6 ft 18 sec --- --- --- 63.0 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
5.2 ft 19 sec 293° --- --- 62.4 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.6 ft 18 sec 269° --- --- 63.9 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
4.9 ft 19 sec 301° 14-16 kt 310° 64.4 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
5.6 ft 18 sec 302° --- --- 63.7 °F
Harvest, CA
 
6.6 ft 18 sec 293° --- --- 63.0 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
5.9 ft 19 sec 290° 16-19 kt --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
2.0 ft 19 sec 222° 12-14 kt 260° 66.6 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
2.3 ft 12 sec 260° --- --- 65.8 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 66.2 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 195° --- --- 64.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 218° 10-12 kt 290° 68.2 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 199° --- --- 68.5 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 65.8 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
4.9 ft 19 sec 260° 16-17 kt 300° 64.4 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 211° --- --- 66.6 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 177° --- --- 68.7 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.3 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 64.4 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 211° --- --- 65.3 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 202° --- --- 64.8 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 219° --- --- 67.5 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 15 sec 283° --- --- 66.6 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 199° --- --- 67.3 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 64.6 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 66.9 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 210° 12-14 kt 280° 68.0 °F
TANNER BANK
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 212° --- --- 66.9 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.9 ft 12 sec 333° 8-10 kt 40° 79.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
7.5 ft 12 sec 335° 8-10 kt 40° 79.5 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.2 ft 14 sec 314° 6-8 kt 50° 79.5 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 70° 79.7 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
8.9 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 81.0 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 324° --- --- 78.1 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.9 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 80.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 344° --- --- 80.2 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.6 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 80.1 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
4.6 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 82.8 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 162° --- --- 81.3 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
10.2 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 81.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 304° --- --- 83.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
8.5 ft 15 sec 338° --- --- 81.3 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 313° 14-16 kt 60° 82.6 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
7.5 ft 16 sec 324° 16-17 kt 70° 81.9 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
7.2 ft 15 sec 341° --- --- ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
3.3 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 84.4 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.0 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 84.6 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.9 ft 14 sec 164° --- --- 86.5 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
10.2 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 82.9 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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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 172110 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 20Z...or 1 PM PDT, a 1024 MB surface high was over Utah, while a weak trough was along the SW California coast.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 1 ft at 12 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.

FRI
Eastern portion, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.

SAT
Eastern portion, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming W around 10 kt in the afternoon. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 11 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds.

THU
variable winds 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 6 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NW winds around 10 kt becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.




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