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Friday, July 30th, 5:50am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
1.6 ft 15 sec 144° 4-6 kt 110° 55.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
2.3 ft 14 sec 179° 2 kt 360° 56.8 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
2.3 ft 14 sec 143° 4-6 kt 240° 55.8 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
3.3 ft 5 sec 290° 14-16 kt 330° 57.4 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 105° 10-12 kt 230° 52.5 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.6 ft 6 sec 233° 12-14 kt 230° 51.6 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 153° --- --- 50.5 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 236° 8-12 kt 220° 49.8 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 157° 6-10 kt 290° 57.9 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 165° 12-14 kt 240° 56.1 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
3.3 ft 12 sec 236° 6-8 kt 160° 49.5 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
3.9 ft 11 sec 236° 16-19 kt 200° 51.4 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
8.5 ft 7 sec 57° --- --- 51.4 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
3.3 ft 6 sec 299° --- --- 50.9 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
3.3 ft 5 sec 322° --- --- 53.6 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
4.6 ft 6 sec 323° --- --- 61.5 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
4.3 ft 6 sec 336° --- --- 52.9 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 311° --- --- 50.5 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 290° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 350° 51.1 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
6.9 ft 7 sec 328° --- --- 52.3 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 350° 55.4 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 312° --- --- 57.4 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 223° --- --- 59.2 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 220° 58.8 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 180° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
2.0 ft 15 sec 188° --- --- 59.7 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 230° 59.4 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 4 kt 190° 58.3 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 189° --- --- 59.9 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
1.3 ft 7 sec 331° --- --- 58.6 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 187° --- --- 61.3 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 270° 58.8 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
2.3 ft 14 sec 214° --- --- 56.7 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 320° 60.4 °F
Harvest, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 198° --- --- 61.2 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 16-17 kt 310° 57.9 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 250° 63.5 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 14 sec 195° --- --- 65.3 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 189° --- --- 64.8 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 195° --- --- 64.9 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 330° 68.0 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 340° --- --- 59.0 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt --- ---
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.0 ft 6 sec 274° --- --- 64.2 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.6 ft 6 sec --- --- --- 63.0 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 6 sec 284° --- --- 66.2 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 6 sec 283° --- --- 65.1 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 206° --- --- 66.4 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 6 sec 278° --- --- 68.4 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 194° --- --- 67.3 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 6 sec 280° --- --- 64.6 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 191° --- --- 69.3 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 320° 70.0 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 320° 65.1 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 90° 80.6 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 90° 77.4 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
4.6 ft 6 sec 81° --- --- 79.9 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 78.6 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 79.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.6 ft 6 sec 76° --- --- 78.8 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 178° --- --- 80.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 159° --- --- 80.2 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 86° --- --- 78.4 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 100° 81.0 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-21 kt 80° 77.9 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt 100° 80.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 88° --- --- 85.8 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 177° --- --- 81.9 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 300933 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 233 AM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 233 AM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 09Z, or 2 AM PDT, a 1026 mb surface high was located about 1400 NM west of Point Conception, while a 1007 mb surface low was centered over southeast California. Gusty west to northwest winds will occur this afternoon and evening in the vicinity of the Chanbnel Islands.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
233 AM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
233 AM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021

TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
W 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 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 233 AM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Local gusts to 25 kt in the morning becoming more frequent in the afternoon. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 6 seconds building to 3 to 5 ft dominant period 6 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 233 AM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with frequent gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with frequent gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 233 AM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
W winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Winds strongest western portion. Combined seas 2 to 3 ft dominant period 5 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt late. Winds strongest western portion. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 6 seconds, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft dominant period 5 seconds after midnight.

SAT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 ft at 5 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 5 seconds.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 5 seconds.

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

MON
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft.

TUE
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 233 AM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021

TODAY
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 5 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 ft at 5 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 5 seconds.

SUN
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 5 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

MON
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.




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