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Thursday, July 9th, 2:20am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
2.3 ft 15 sec --- 4-6 kt 20° 55.8 °F
Cape Suckling
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 191° 14-17 kt --- 58.1 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 159° 10-12 kt 130° 55.2 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.3 ft 6 sec 239° 12-14 kt 220° 52.5 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 145° --- --- 51.8 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
2.3 ft 9 sec 246° --- --- 46.4 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
4.9 ft 6 sec 288° 16-19 kt 300° 52.0 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 191° 10 kt --- ---
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 138° 16-17 kt 70° 45.1 °F
Neah Bay
 
1.6 ft 14 sec 249° 4-6 kt 120° 53.8 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.0 ft 3 sec 348° --- --- 48.6 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
1.6 ft 13 sec 226° --- --- 61.9 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 220° --- --- 60.4 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 210° --- --- 61.2 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
3.0 ft 4 sec 320° --- --- 58.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 325° --- --- 55.2 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 360° ---
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
7.2 ft 7 sec 346° --- --- 53.8 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 25-29 kt 320° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 25-29 kt 310° ---
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 340° 63.3 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
9.5 ft 8 sec 334° --- --- 50.5 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
4.6 ft 7 sec 280° --- --- 53.1 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 300° ---
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 320° ---
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 330° ---
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 320° 55.2 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 313° --- --- 54.9 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 9 sec 336° --- --- 61.3 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 321° --- --- 55.9 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 25-33 kt 310° ---
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.9 ft 6 sec 288° --- --- 53.2 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 330° ---
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 323° --- --- 58.5 °F
Harvest, CA
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 312° --- --- 53.6 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 310° 56.5 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 240° 63.9 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 204° --- --- 68.7 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 170° --- --- 68.2 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 310° ---
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 198° --- --- 66.2 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt --- 59.5 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 184° --- --- 69.1 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 187° --- --- 68.9 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
7.2 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 59.4 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 8 sec 270° --- --- 70.2 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 282° --- --- 71.8 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 199° --- --- 70.2 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 284° --- --- 73.2 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 181° --- --- 71.1 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 188° --- --- 69.6 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt --- ---
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 320° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 100° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 17-27 kt 100° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 17-19 kt 80° ---
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 79.7 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 30° --- --- 79.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 69° --- --- 80.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 68° --- --- 80.1 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 67° --- --- 80.2 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 165° --- --- 80.8 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 156° --- --- 80.8 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
5.6 ft 8 sec 75° --- --- 79.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 202° --- --- 81.0 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 77° --- --- 78.8 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 40° 81.5 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-17 kt 80° 78.4 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 80° 79.3 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
4.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 86.2 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
3.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 85.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 70° --- --- 86.0 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
4.3 ft 13 sec 167° --- --- 84.7 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.6 ft 9 sec 119° --- --- 84.0 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 090313 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 813 PM PDT Wed Jul 8 2020 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 813 PM PDT Wed Jul 8 2020 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 03Z, or 8 PM PDT, a 1032 MB high was in the East Pacific, and a 1004 MB thermal low was over Nevada. There will be an extended period of moderate to strong NW winds across the outer coastal waters through the period, mainly NW of the Point Conception. Hazardous steep seas are also expected.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
813 PM PDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
813 PM PDT Wed Jul 8 2020

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
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 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft.

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




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 813 PM PDT Wed Jul 8 2020

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt by the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI 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 8 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 813 PM PDT Wed Jul 8 2020

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 813 PM PDT Wed Jul 8 2020

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

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 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 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.

SUN
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 813 PM PDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU 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 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W 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 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT
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 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 3 ft.

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




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