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Monday, April 19th, 1:20am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
1.3 ft 15 sec --- 6 kt 360° 41.2 °F
Cape Suckling
 
1.6 ft 16 sec 186° --- --- 43.7 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.6 ft 3 sec 338° --- --- 38.8 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
2.6 ft 4 sec 50° 16-17 kt 50° 40.6 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
2.6 ft 4 sec 105° 14-16 kt --- 42.8 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
4.9 ft 5 sec 39° 25-31 kt 50° 38.1 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
7.9 ft 7 sec 80° --- --- 39.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
2.0 ft 15 sec 227° 6 kt 90° 45.3 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.5 ft 8 sec 148° 17-21 kt --- 39.4 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 171° 14-16 kt 120° 41.4 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
7.9 ft 7 sec 78° 21-23 kt 80° 39.6 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 299° 16-19 kt 350° 39.0 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 269° 8-16 kt --- 40.3 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
5.6 ft 8 sec 270° --- --- ---
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.3 ft 3 sec 230° 8-16 kt 260° 47.5 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.6 ft 10 sec 298° --- --- 46.9 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 298° 4 kt 320° 51.4 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
2.6 ft 10 sec 290° --- --- 51.8 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
3.0 ft 10 sec 280° --- --- 51.3 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 225° 6-8 kt 260° 49.3 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
3.3 ft 10 sec 293° --- --- 51.8 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 194° 4-8 kt 220° 52.3 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
2.6 ft 11 sec 281° --- --- 51.1 °F
PORT ORFORD
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 299° 6-8 kt 30° 49.3 °F
WEST OREGON
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 186° 6-8 kt 290° 51.6 °F
ST GEORGES
 
3.0 ft 10 sec 284° 8-12 kt 350° 50.9 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 283° --- --- 49.1 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
8.9 ft 11 sec 217° 10-14 kt 260° 54.7 °F
EEL RIVER
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 201° 12-16 kt 350° 50.4 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 294° --- --- 50.9 °F
PT ARENA
 
5.9 ft 6 sec 320° 17-21 kt --- ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 284° --- --- 49.3 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
4.6 ft 22 sec 251° --- --- 52.9 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
5.9 ft 6 sec 295° 17-21 kt 310° 50.0 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 317° 10-14 kt 330° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
3.6 ft 22 sec 193° --- --- 55.0 °F
MONTEREY
 
5.6 ft 12 sec 295° 14-17 kt 320° 52.9 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 280° 52.0 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 300° --- --- 52.3 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 12 sec 352° --- --- 53.6 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 289° --- --- 50.2 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
6.9 ft 7 sec 325° 21-27 kt 310° ---
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 269° --- --- 50.5 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
5.6 ft 12 sec 296° 10-14 kt 340° 52.9 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 306° --- --- 52.5 °F
Harvest, CA
 
5.9 ft 12 sec 283° --- --- 52.9 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 21-27 kt 300° ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
4.3 ft 12 sec 267° 14-19 kt 250° 55.4 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 212° --- --- 59.5 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.6 ft 6 sec 276° --- --- 61.0 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
4.6 ft 13 sec 255° --- --- 60.4 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
4.6 ft 21 sec 205° 6-8 kt 300° 60.8 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 191° --- --- 60.1 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
6.2 ft 7 sec 302° 21-27 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 262° --- --- 61.3 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.3 ft 5 sec 274° --- --- 61.2 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 286° --- --- 54.9 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 22 sec 201° --- --- 60.6 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.9 ft 5 sec 281° --- --- 61.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 198° --- --- 61.9 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 6 sec 278° --- --- 64.8 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 194° --- --- 63.5 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 249° --- --- 61.5 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 228° --- --- 62.2 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
4.6 ft 13 sec 259° 10-14 kt 330° 60.6 °F
TANNER BANK
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 274° 14-17 kt 300° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 8-10 kt 110° 74.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 11° 8-10 kt 110° 74.7 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.6 ft 10 sec 336° 16-19 kt 100° 74.5 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 75.7 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 351° --- --- 76.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 349° --- --- 75.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 354° --- --- 76.3 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
2.3 ft 11 sec 307° --- --- 77.2 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
1.6 ft 17 sec 168° --- --- 76.3 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 336° --- --- 76.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 192° --- --- 77.5 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 358° --- --- 76.5 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 58° 16-19 kt 90° 77.5 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 39° 16-19 kt 80° 75.9 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 107° 17-21 kt 80° 77.0 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
10.2 ft 13 sec 269° --- --- 85.1 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
8.2 ft 14 sec 285° --- --- 84.4 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 72° --- --- 84.7 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 190338 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 00Z, or 5 PM PDT, a 1026 MB high pressure center was located 500 NM west of Point Conception and a 988 MB low pressure center was located 1000 NM west of Portland Oregon. Patchy dense fog will impact the coastal waters tonight and Monday for the outer wates and zone 645. The strong winds in the outer waters and Santa Barbara channel will continue to generate steep short period waves.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

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

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds, building to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

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




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Local gusts to 30 kt near Pt Conception. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt increasing to 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt by late afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT MONDAY...

TONIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt becoming N 5 to 15 kt late. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

MON
NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

MON NIGHT
Western portion, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.

FRI
NW 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- 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

TONIGHT
NW to N winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less late. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 21 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and SW 2 ft at 19 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft. Slight chance of rain.

FRI
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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