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Sunday, May 22nd, 1:20pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 176° 4-6 kt 10° 48.9 °F
Cape Suckling
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 179° 12-14 kt 100° 48.9 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.3 ft 9 sec 214° --- --- 45.9 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
8.9 ft 11 sec 142° 17-21 kt 40° 46.4 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 208° 8-10 kt 130° 48.9 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
10.2 ft 10 sec 135° 17-23 kt --- 44.1 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
4.9 ft 5 sec 27° 17-19 kt 30° 42.3 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 82° 19-21 kt 340° 39.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 203° 16-19 kt 160° 47.7 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.5 ft 10 sec 173° 16-19 kt 210° 43.9 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
4.9 ft 8 sec --- 10-12 kt --- ---
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 116° 2-6 kt --- 43.0 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 195° --- --- 45.0 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.0 ft 7 sec 294° --- --- 51.3 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 227° --- --- 55.9 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 263° 4-6 kt 290° 54.3 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 257° 8-10 kt 270° 49.8 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 261° --- --- 55.2 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 217° 2-4 kt 260° 52.2 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
3.6 ft 10 sec 260° 6-8 kt 350° 52.3 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
3.9 ft 9 sec 264° --- --- 53.8 °F
PORT ORFORD
 
4.6 ft 17 sec 229° 19-23 kt 350° 52.7 °F
WEST OREGON
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 247° 14-16 kt 210° 53.2 °F
ST GEORGES
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 305° 10-12 kt 340° 47.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
5.2 ft 7 sec 328° --- --- 48.4 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 236° 6-8 kt 330° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 350° 49.3 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
6.9 ft 7 sec 337° --- --- 48.0 °F
PT ARENA
 
7.9 ft 8 sec 324° 21-27 kt 330° 49.1 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 311° 27-33 kt 310° 47.3 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
5.6 ft 8 sec 37° 8 kt 330° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
10.8 ft 8 sec 329° --- --- 49.1 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 236° --- --- 53.6 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 313° 17-21 kt 310° 49.6 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 302° 16-21 kt 330° ---
MONTEREY
 
7.9 ft 9 sec 312° 17-23 kt 320° ---
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 300° 50.2 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 338° --- --- 50.7 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 314° --- --- 49.5 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
7.5 ft 10 sec 317° 17-23 kt 330° 52.7 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 290° --- --- 57.6 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
5.2 ft 10 sec 318° 14-19 kt 320° ---
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 305° --- --- 54.9 °F
Harvest, CA
 
6.9 ft 10 sec 320° --- --- 54.3 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 317° 16-19 kt 300° 55.0 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 255° 10-12 kt 240° 57.2 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 211° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 213° --- --- 62.6 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 206° --- --- 62.4 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 179° 6-8 kt 250° 62.1 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.9 ft 14 sec 199° --- --- 63.0 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
5.9 ft 16 sec 191° 14-16 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 171° --- --- 62.6 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 171° --- --- 63.1 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
5.9 ft 14 sec 186° --- --- 56.8 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 198° --- --- 63.3 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 241° --- --- 64.2 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 206° --- --- 62.8 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 9 sec 288° --- --- 64.8 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.6 ft 14 sec 199° --- --- 62.8 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 240° --- --- 62.2 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 183° --- --- 62.2 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.9 ft 17 sec 219° 14-17 kt 280° 62.1 °F
TANNER BANK
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 316° 12-16 kt 310° 55.4 °F
Kuroshio Extension Observatory
 
--- --- --- 9-12 kt 295° 68.0 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
3.9 ft 7 sec 109° 8-10 kt 90° 77.2 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
3.9 ft 11 sec 169° 8-10 kt 90° 77.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 99° 17-21 kt 100° 75.4 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 120° 76.8 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
3.6 ft 7 sec 44° --- --- 78.1 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 338° --- --- 77.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.3 ft 5 sec 83° --- --- 77.5 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.2 ft 5 sec 89° --- --- 77.7 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 184° --- --- 78.6 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 159° --- --- 78.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 107° --- --- 77.5 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 129° 6-8 kt 110° ---
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 84° 16-21 kt 70° 77.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
6.6 ft 7 sec 99° 17-21 kt 70° 78.6 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
2.3 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 84.0 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
2.6 ft 9 sec 56° --- --- 83.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.6 ft 5 sec 108° --- --- 84.6 °F
Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau
 
2.3 ft 7 sec 67° --- --- 84.9 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 179° --- --- 84.0 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 221607 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 907 AM PDT Sun May 22 2022 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 907 AM PDT Sun May 22 2022 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 16Z, or 9 AM PDT, a 1030 MB surface high was centered 500 NM W of Eureka CA and a 1008 MB thermal low was near Las Vegas. North to northwest flow will increase across the Outer Waters and northern Inner Waters through Monday night. An eddy will reestablish itself during this time frame across the southern Inner Waters.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
907 AM PDT Sun May 22 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds, building to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds after midnight.

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

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
907 AM PDT Sun May 22 2022

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds, building to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds after midnight.

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

TUE
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 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

WED
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 907 AM PDT Sun May 22 2022

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

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

MON
Northwestern portion, NW winds 25 to 30 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

MON NIGHT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 30 to 35 kt becoming 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 907 AM PDT Sun May 22 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

MON
NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW by the afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

TUE
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 907 AM PDT Sun May 22 2022

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
Western portion, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming E around 10 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 7 seconds, building to 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

MON NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft. Patchy fog.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 907 AM PDT Sun May 22 2022

TODAY
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 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

MON
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.




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