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Friday, May 14th, 11:50am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
4.9 ft 6 sec --- 6-8 kt 100° 44.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
8.5 ft 8 sec 111° --- --- 43.0 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
0.7 ft --- --- --- --- 43.7 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
6.6 ft 7 sec 78° 19-23 kt 60° 43.5 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 221° 6-8 kt --- 44.4 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.6 ft 3 sec 45° 16-19 kt 40° 41.9 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 67° --- --- 42.1 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 148° 14-17 kt --- 42.4 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
4.9 ft 7 sec 149° 10-12 kt 220° 42.6 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 94° 12-16 kt 140° 40.3 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
10.8 ft 8 sec 247° --- --- ---
Angeles Point, WA
 
2.6 ft 8 sec 294° --- --- 48.2 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
4.6 ft 7 sec 293° --- --- 49.3 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 316° --- --- 54.0 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
6.2 ft 7 sec 329° --- --- 48.7 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
6.9 ft 8 sec 323° --- --- 48.4 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 330° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 17-25 kt 340° 49.3 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
8.9 ft 8 sec 339° --- --- 50.7 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 25-31 kt 330° 49.8 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
10.5 ft 9 sec 323° --- --- 49.3 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
5.9 ft 14 sec 232° --- --- 54.3 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 310° 51.3 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt --- ---
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 330° 52.7 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 11 sec 346° --- --- 52.9 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 320° --- --- 52.0 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 330° 52.3 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 227° --- --- 56.7 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 330° 55.6 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
5.2 ft 15 sec 182° --- --- 55.4 °F
Harvest, CA
 
4.6 ft 18 sec 207° --- --- 58.3 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 310° 55.6 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 220° 62.1 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 18 sec 197° --- --- 63.5 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 18 sec 206° --- --- 63.3 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 200° --- --- 62.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 200° 64.0 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 179° --- --- 61.9 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
2.0 ft 18 sec 216° --- --- 63.3 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 188° --- --- 64.6 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 181° --- --- 59.7 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 197° --- --- 65.5 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 240° --- --- 64.0 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 201° --- --- 63.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 8 sec 287° --- --- 64.2 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 211° --- --- 61.9 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 18 sec 252° --- --- 63.5 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 197° --- --- 60.3 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 280° ---
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 310° 57.2 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 80° 75.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 70° 76.3 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 80° 75.7 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 64° --- --- 76.3 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
3.9 ft 6 sec 40° --- --- 77.2 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 189° --- --- 77.7 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 159° --- --- 77.2 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 48° --- --- 76.1 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 195° --- --- 77.7 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 19-25 kt 50° ---
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt 60° ---
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-21 kt 70° 77.7 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 63° --- --- 84.4 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 81° --- --- 84.2 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 91° --- --- 84.9 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 140° --- --- 84.4 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 141557 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 857 AM PDT Fri May 14 2021 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 857 AM PDT Fri May 14 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 15Z, or 8 AM PDT, a 1032 MB high pressure center was located about 950 NM west of Eureka and a 1006 MB thermal low pressure center was located over southern Nevada. Patchy fog and drizzle will continue across the coastal waters through the weekend.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
857 AM PDT Fri May 14 2021

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

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

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
857 AM PDT Fri May 14 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

SAT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt by late morning. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 857 AM PDT Fri May 14 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 857 AM PDT Fri May 14 2021

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

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 857 AM PDT Fri May 14 2021

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy drizzle after midnight.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy drizzle in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. Slight chance of rain and patchy drizzle after midnight.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. Slight chance of rain and patchy drizzle in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 857 AM PDT Fri May 14 2021

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy drizzle after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 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. Patchy drizzle in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain and patchy drizzle after midnight.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of rain and patchy drizzle in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds.

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

TUE
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.




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