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Saturday, February 4th, 12:10am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.6 ft 12 sec 146° 4 kt 180° 39.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 171° 8-12 kt 140° 42.8 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.0 ft 3 sec 312° --- --- 40.1 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 164° --- --- 42.3 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
3.9 ft 9 sec 186° --- --- 41.2 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
1.3 ft 3 sec 147° 12-16 kt 160° 40.5 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
7.5 ft 10 sec 321° 0-2 kt --- 37.6 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 150° --- --- 43.2 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 233° 14-16 kt 240° 39.9 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 265° 10-12 kt --- 39.6 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 235° 17-21 kt 130° 40.6 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 261° 16-19 kt 220° 40.6 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
11.5 ft 10 sec 218° 21-31 kt 250° 40.1 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
2.0 ft 4 sec 293° 14-16 kt 100° 45.9 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
2.3 ft 5 sec 310° --- --- 46.6 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
13.1 ft 11 sec 212° 19-25 kt 190° 49.1 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
9.2 ft 12 sec 238° --- --- 46.9 °F
OOI Westport Offshore
 
13.1 ft --- 204° 17 kt 210° 48.4 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
11.5 ft 13 sec 222° --- --- 48.2 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
13.8 ft 11 sec 219° 14-17 kt 160° 49.6 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
13.5 ft 11 sec 182° 27-35 kt 170° 48.7 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
12.1 ft 11 sec 212° --- --- 49.8 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
11.5 ft 11 sec 251° --- --- 50.7 °F
WEST OREGON
 
11.8 ft 10 sec 192° 25-33 kt 180° ---
ST GEORGES
 
13.1 ft 11 sec 227° 10-16 kt 160° 50.4 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
11.5 ft 12 sec 276° --- --- 50.2 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
15.7 ft 11 sec 240° 23-29 kt 300° ---
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
10.8 ft 11 sec 273° --- --- 52.3 °F
PT ARENA
 
12.1 ft 12 sec 289° 10-14 kt 130° 51.8 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 90° 52.5 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
9.8 ft 9 sec 242° 19-25 kt 190° 56.3 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
11.2 ft 12 sec 286° --- --- 52.7 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
8.5 ft 11 sec 273° --- --- 52.5 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 90° 53.2 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
9.2 ft 10 sec 253° 4-8 kt 110° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 237° --- --- 52.7 °F
MONTEREY
 
11.5 ft 11 sec 288° 8-12 kt 140° 54.5 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 0 kt --- 54.3 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.9 ft 13 sec 352° --- --- 54.0 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
9.8 ft 12 sec 287° --- --- 54.9 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- 276° 6-10 kt 130° 55.2 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 238° --- --- 58.6 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 300° 57.0 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 286° --- --- 57.2 °F
Harvest, CA
 
6.9 ft 15 sec 243° --- --- 56.1 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 320° 55.4 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 240° 56.7 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 195° --- --- 57.2 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 223° --- --- 57.2 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 215° --- --- 56.8 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 300° 57.9 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.0 ft 15 sec 233° --- --- 57.2 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 290° 56.1 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 252° --- --- 57.0 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 164° --- --- 57.7 °F
Red Beach Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 211° --- --- 57.0 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 309° --- --- 56.1 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 206° --- --- 57.4 °F
Leucadia Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 15 sec 233° --- --- 57.2 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 15 sec 256° --- --- 57.0 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 216° --- --- 57.9 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.3 ft 15 sec 285° --- --- 57.6 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 232° --- --- 57.7 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 253° --- --- 57.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 240° --- --- 58.1 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.9 ft 16 sec 237° 10-14 kt 310° 59.0 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 330° ---
Kuroshio Extension Observatory
 
--- --- --- 13-17 kt 82° 65.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 69° 17-23 kt 70° 73.9 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 70° 73.8 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.9 ft 6 sec 70° 19-23 kt 80° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 19 kt 80° 76.3 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.9 ft 6 sec 43° --- --- 76.6 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 352° --- --- 76.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 77.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.2 ft 7 sec 10° --- --- 76.5 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 16° --- --- 76.8 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 9 sec 151° --- --- 77.0 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 214° --- --- 76.8 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 34° --- --- 77.0 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 81° 12-16 kt 70° ---
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 50° 76.1 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
6.9 ft 12 sec 54° 17-21 kt 70° 77.7 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 75° --- --- 82.8 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 70° --- --- 83.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
7.5 ft 10 sec 97° --- --- 83.1 °F
Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 83° --- --- 84.4 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 134° --- --- 83.7 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 040402 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast for California National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 802 PM PST Fri Feb 3 2023 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 802 PM PST Fri Feb 3 2023 Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 04Z, or 8 PM PST, a 1024 MB high was 450 NM southwest of Los Angeles, and 989 MB low was 650 NM west of Seattle with a cold front extending to the south. This frontal boundary is likely move across the coastal waters between Saturday and Sunday, then moderate to strong west to northwest flow is expected behind the system for late Sunday through Monday. A slight chance of rain is possible on Saturday.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
802 PM PST Fri Feb 3 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the evening.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Rain.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of rain.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt in the evening, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

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




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
802 PM PST Fri Feb 3 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain.

SAT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of rain in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of rain.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds, building to 9 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 13 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 13 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 13 ft dominant period 13 seconds in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the evening, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 12 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 802 PM PST Fri Feb 3 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the evening.

SAT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
Northwestern portion, S winds 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere, S winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 11 seconds. A chance of rain.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds, building to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 13 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 14 ft dominant period 13 seconds in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 13 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 802 PM PST Fri Feb 3 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 11 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds, building to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 12 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 13 ft dominant period 12 seconds in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the evening, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 13 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 802 PM PST Fri Feb 3 2023

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.

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

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 10 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gust to 35 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds after midnight.

TUE
NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 802 PM PST Fri Feb 3 2023

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 14 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

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

SAT NIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 10 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE
NW to N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.




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