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Wednesday, October 28th, 10:15pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.3 ft 11 sec --- 10-12 kt 330° 48.7 °F
Cape Suckling
 
5.6 ft 8 sec 217° --- --- 49.5 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 4 sec 229° --- --- 48.2 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
4.3 ft 11 sec 175° 2-4 kt 60° 49.6 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 200° 8-10 kt 160° 49.6 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 200° 12-17 kt 270° 46.8 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.3 ft 5 sec 237° 16-21 kt 190° 46.6 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
3.9 ft 11 sec 173° --- --- 47.3 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 27° --- --- 44.8 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 241° 4-6 kt 220° 50.7 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
5.2 ft 6 sec 273° 12-16 kt 290° 47.7 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 290° 10-14 kt 310° 50.2 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
3.6 ft 10 sec 171° 10-12 kt 300° 46.4 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 207° 6 kt 160° 45.7 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 231° 16-19 kt 60° 45.0 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
3.9 ft 10 sec --- 4-6 kt --- ---
SOUTH KODIAK
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 242° 2-4 kt 270° 48.9 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 176° 4-6 kt 170° 47.5 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 184° 23-29 kt 100° 43.3 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 271° 4-6 kt 210° 49.8 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.3 ft 10 sec 290° --- --- 48.7 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 297° 2-4 kt 220° 52.5 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
3.9 ft 10 sec 282° --- --- 54.7 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
3.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 54.1 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 288° --- --- 55.0 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 291° --- --- 55.0 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
4.9 ft 12 sec 290° --- --- 51.1 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- 268° 8-10 kt 180° 67.6 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- 322° 6-10 kt 340° 51.6 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
5.6 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 52.9 °F
PT ARENA
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 295° 2-4 kt 200° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 242° 4 kt 250° 56.3 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- 30° 14-17 kt 20° 64.0 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
4.3 ft 9 sec 315° --- --- 59.0 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 244° --- --- 58.1 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- 303° 2-4 kt 310° 57.4 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- 309° 2-4 kt 350° ---
MONTEREY
 
--- --- 306° 4-6 kt 330° 59.0 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 2 kt 190° 58.8 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 59.0 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
1.6 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 59.4 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
3.9 ft 9 sec 307° --- --- 59.5 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 284° 6-8 kt 290° ---
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 240° --- --- 60.8 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 309° 8-10 kt 330° 63.7 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 229° --- --- 65.8 °F
Harvest, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 262° --- --- 63.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 300° 16-17 kt 300° ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
3.0 ft 4 sec 271° 16-17 kt 270° 64.2 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 15 sec 173° --- --- 64.6 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 214° --- --- 66.0 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 216° --- --- 65.7 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- 237° 4-6 kt 320° 65.8 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.0 ft 14 sec 243° --- --- 64.2 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- 294° 16-19 kt --- 64.0 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 176° --- --- 67.3 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 181° --- --- 66.0 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 264° --- --- 65.1 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 14 sec 190° --- --- 66.9 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 13 sec 261° --- --- 64.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
2.0 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 65.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.3 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 66.7 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 239° --- --- 69.3 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 13 sec 262° --- --- 64.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 65.3 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- 232° 10-12 kt --- ---
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- 281° 12-14 kt 320° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 349° 14-17 kt 330° 81.1 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- 14-17 kt 330° 81.1 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 212° 6-10 kt 320° 80.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 80.6 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
4.9 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 82.2 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
4.3 ft 10 sec 327° --- --- 82.0 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.3 ft 8 sec 36° --- --- 81.7 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.3 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 82.0 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.9 ft 10 sec 30° --- --- 81.9 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 233° --- --- 82.0 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.3 ft 7 sec 165° --- --- 82.2 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 190° --- --- 82.0 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
3.9 ft 11 sec 344° --- --- 80.4 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- 80° 8-10 kt --- 83.3 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- 77° 6-8 kt 80° 81.3 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- 103° 8-10 kt 60° 81.3 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
4.3 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 85.8 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
4.6 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 85.6 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
4.9 ft 7 sec 86° --- --- 85.8 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 39° --- --- 85.6 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
9.5 ft 11 sec 146° --- --- 83.1 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 290309 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 809 PM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 809 PM PDT Wed Oct 28 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 1024 MB high was centered 450 NM west of Eureka CA, and a 1014 MB thermal low was over western Arizona. The pattern will not change much through the period.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
809 PM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt late in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 9 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft.

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

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




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
809 PM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 ft at 10 seconds.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 ft at 10 seconds.

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 9 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 809 PM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

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

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




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 809 PM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 809 PM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds.

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 ft at 7 seconds.

FRI
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 7 seconds.

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

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.

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

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

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




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 809 PM PDT Wed Oct 28 2020

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt late in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 ft at 6 seconds.

THU 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 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI
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 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

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 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW 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.

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

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




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