Santa Barbara Surf Report

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Monday, September 26th, 9:15am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 203° 6-8 kt 280° 52.0 °F
Cape Suckling
 
4.3 ft 9 sec 218° 17-21 kt 270° ---
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.0 ft 3 sec 323° --- --- 50.4 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
3.3 ft 16 sec 259° 10-12 kt 260° 53.8 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
18.0 ft 10 sec 174° 27-33 kt 150° 55.6 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 176° 12-14 kt 270° 51.8 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
1.0 ft 5 sec 233° 6-10 kt 260° 51.1 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
6.2 ft 5 sec 100° 25-29 kt 70° 45.5 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
12.8 ft 8 sec 172° 25-31 kt 150° 57.2 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
4.3 ft 11 sec 247° 12-14 kt 250° 53.6 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
9.8 ft 10 sec 167° 14-17 kt 280° 54.9 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
4.3 ft 17 sec 131° 10-14 kt 270° 53.8 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 338° 16-19 kt 120° 48.7 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 264° 12-16 kt 290° 50.2 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 242° 14-17 kt 270° 53.1 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
9.5 ft 7 sec 171° 21-27 kt 140° 47.1 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
8.5 ft 8 sec 183° 16-19 kt 230° 45.0 °F
Neah Bay
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 268° 8-10 kt 90° 52.2 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
0.3 ft --- --- 2 kt 200° 52.2 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.6 ft 11 sec 301° --- --- 49.8 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
4.6 ft 17 sec 233° --- --- 56.5 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
4.3 ft 17 sec 220° --- --- 54.9 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 298° 4-6 kt 340° 56.5 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 284° 2-4 kt 230° 64.0 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 303° --- --- 57.7 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 202° 8-10 kt 350° 61.2 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 297° 4-6 kt 350° ---
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 299° --- --- 56.8 °F
PORT ORFORD
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 292° 12-14 kt 350° 53.8 °F
WEST OREGON
 
5.2 ft 10 sec 288° 4 kt 340° ---
ST GEORGES
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 277° 4-8 kt 160° 57.0 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
4.3 ft 12 sec 302° --- --- 62.1 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
5.6 ft 16 sec 185° 19-25 kt 170° ---
EEL RIVER
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 295° 4-6 kt 40° 60.8 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 302° --- --- 61.0 °F
PT ARENA
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 308° 2 kt 20° 57.4 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 295° 6-10 kt 330° 57.2 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
5.2 ft 10 sec 307° 6-8 kt 300° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 308° --- --- 57.4 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 236° --- --- 61.9 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 300° 6-10 kt 290° 60.3 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
4.6 ft 16 sec 210° 6-12 kt 330° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 199° --- --- 61.0 °F
MONTEREY
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 214° 10-14 kt 350° ---
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 0 kt --- 60.3 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
6.2 ft 12 sec 303° --- --- 61.7 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 351° --- --- 62.4 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
4.9 ft 13 sec 290° --- --- 59.2 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 178° 14-19 kt 320° 63.7 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 207° --- --- 63.7 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
4.3 ft 16 sec 208° 12-16 kt 340° ---
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 185° --- --- 66.7 °F
Harvest, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 240° --- --- 59.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 209° 23-27 kt 320° 60.4 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
2.6 ft 5 sec 272° 8-10 kt 240° ---
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 212° --- --- 68.9 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 200° --- --- 71.8 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 206° --- --- 70.5 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
3.6 ft 6 sec 278° 12-14 kt 330° 71.4 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 234° --- --- 67.6 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
6.2 ft 6 sec 317° 19-25 kt 310° 67.3 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 268° --- --- 66.7 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 191° --- --- 70.0 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
6.6 ft 6 sec 314° --- --- 66.9 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 201° --- --- 70.5 °F
Leucadia Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 7 sec 267° --- --- 70.7 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 245° --- --- 70.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 218° --- --- 70.9 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 7 sec 284° --- --- 71.1 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 199° --- --- 72.3 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 228° 14-16 kt 300° 68.7 °F
TANNER BANK
 
5.2 ft 6 sec 320° 16-17 kt 320° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 155° 4-6 kt 180° 81.3 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 156° 6-8 kt 160° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 130° 8-10 kt 100° 80.4 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 8 kt 120° 80.6 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 79° --- --- 82.0 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 287° --- --- 80.8 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
3.0 ft 6 sec --- --- --- 80.4 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.6 ft 5 sec --- --- --- 81.7 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 187° --- --- 81.9 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 170° --- --- 81.3 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
3.6 ft 6 sec 71° --- --- 79.9 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.9 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 81.5 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.3 ft 9 sec 100° --- --- 80.4 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- 186° 6-10 kt 100° ---
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 113° 12-14 kt 40° 79.9 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 191° 14-16 kt 90° 80.6 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
3.6 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 86.2 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
3.3 ft 7 sec --- --- --- 86.0 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 87° --- --- 85.8 °F
Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau
 
1.6 ft 10 sec 74° --- --- 86.4 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 81.3 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 260804 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast for California National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 104 AM PDT Mon Sep 26 2022 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 104 AM PDT Mon Sep 26 2022 Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 06Z, or 11 PM PDT, a 1022 MB high was located 500 NM W of Eureka and a 1008 MB low was located in western Arizona.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
104 AM PDT Mon Sep 26 2022

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED 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 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW Swell 5 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
104 AM PDT Mon Sep 26 2022

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

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt late. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 104 AM PDT Mon Sep 26 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 NM or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Local gusts to 30 kt in the evening. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 104 AM PDT Mon Sep 26 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
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 6 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt late. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

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

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 104 AM PDT Mon Sep 26 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt by late afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft dominant period 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
Western portion, W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 15 to 20 kt in the evening, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

THU
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 104 AM PDT Mon Sep 26 2022

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft building to 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt in the evening becoming 5 to 10 kt late. Wind waves 2 to 3 subsiding to 2 ft or less late. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds.

TUE
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 4 ft at 7 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.

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




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