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Friday, October 22nd, 6:15am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
4.9 ft 12 sec 155° 8-10 kt 40° 48.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 185° 21-25 kt 100° 47.8 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.3 ft 5 sec 269° --- --- 46.9 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 107° 16-17 kt 50° 48.6 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
9.8 ft 13 sec 191° 17-21 kt 100° 48.4 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 142° 12-16 kt 110° 46.0 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.9 ft 4 sec 67° 21-25 kt 60° 45.7 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
14.1 ft 8 sec 315° 27-35 kt 290° 42.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
15.4 ft 16 sec 165° 12-17 kt 80° 48.6 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 136° 10-14 kt 270° 44.8 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
13.1 ft 10 sec 191° 14-19 kt 300° 46.9 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
13.5 ft 8 sec 145° 25-29 kt 120° 44.1 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
30.2 ft 13 sec 325° 37-47 kt 60° 42.6 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
13.8 ft 11 sec 291° 19-23 kt 310° 42.4 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
21.7 ft 15 sec 323° 21-29 kt --- 42.3 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.0 ft 5 sec 14° 2-4 kt 160° 49.6 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.0 ft 13 sec 291° --- --- 49.6 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
15.4 ft 13 sec 238° 6-10 kt 180° 53.8 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
15.4 ft 13 sec 249° --- --- 54.7 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
16.7 ft 13 sec 241° --- --- 55.2 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
21.0 ft 13 sec 275° 12-17 kt 240° 56.3 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
17.1 ft 14 sec 247° --- --- 57.2 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
13.8 ft 14 sec 240° 8-12 kt 290° 56.8 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
15.4 ft 16 sec 256° 17-25 kt 190° 55.4 °F
PORT ORFORD
 
16.7 ft 15 sec 259° 12-16 kt 210° 53.2 °F
WEST OREGON
 
18.7 ft 13 sec 269° 12-16 kt 240° 62.1 °F
ST GEORGES
 
18.7 ft 14 sec 277° 12-16 kt 180° 52.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
18.4 ft 15 sec 280° --- --- 54.3 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
20.7 ft 13 sec 291° 23-31 kt 250° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 180° 51.8 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
19.4 ft 14 sec 288° --- --- 54.7 °F
PT ARENA
 
15.1 ft 14 sec 280° 6-12 kt 130° 53.8 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
10.8 ft 13 sec 294° --- --- 57.0 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
9.2 ft 13 sec 276° --- --- 55.8 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 290° 12-16 kt 300° 56.3 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
11.2 ft 13 sec 290° 12-17 kt 300° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 237° --- --- 56.1 °F
MONTEREY
 
8.9 ft 14 sec 280° 16-21 kt 180° 57.6 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 8 kt 150° 56.7 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
8.5 ft 13 sec 303° --- --- 57.6 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 359° --- --- 56.8 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
8.5 ft 13 sec 301° --- --- 57.6 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
7.2 ft 14 sec 299° 12-16 kt 130° 57.9 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.2 ft 13 sec 266° --- --- 55.9 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
7.5 ft 14 sec 302° 4-6 kt 140° ---
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
8.2 ft 14 sec 299° --- --- 61.0 °F
Harvest, CA
 
6.9 ft 14 sec 299° --- --- 58.1 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
6.9 ft 14 sec 298° 12-14 kt 320° 59.0 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 266° 8-10 kt 330° 61.2 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 219° --- --- 61.2 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec 271° --- --- 60.6 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
5.2 ft 13 sec 248° --- --- 59.9 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
4.6 ft 12 sec 245° 4-8 kt 340° 63.5 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 223° --- --- 60.4 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 289° 16-19 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
4.6 ft 13 sec 272° --- --- 63.7 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec 264° --- --- 62.1 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
8.2 ft 13 sec 288° --- --- 62.2 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 13 sec 242° --- --- 65.7 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 271° --- --- 64.0 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 278° --- --- 65.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 10 sec 288° --- --- 65.3 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec 280° --- --- 64.9 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 280° --- --- 62.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
5.2 ft 13 sec 268° --- --- 65.8 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 282° 8-12 kt 330° 66.4 °F
TANNER BANK
 
7.5 ft 14 sec 297° 16-19 kt 310° 62.6 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 17° 12-17 kt 90° 79.0 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 19° 16-21 kt 110° 79.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.9 ft 10 sec 359° 16-19 kt 90° 77.4 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 100° 77.7 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 354° --- --- 78.6 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 351° --- --- 78.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 353° --- --- 78.6 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 234° --- --- 79.5 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 163° --- --- 79.5 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 349° 12-16 kt 80° 80.4 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
7.5 ft 12 sec 353° 16-17 kt 60° 78.1 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 17-21 kt 70° 79.5 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.6 ft 9 sec 81° --- --- 85.8 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 129° --- --- 82.8 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 220947 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 247 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 247 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 09Z, or 2 AM PDT, a 972 MB surface low was just off the coast of Vancouver Island, with a cold front extended southward to California. This front will move over the waters through tonight, bringing increasing NW winds to the area. A stronger storm is expected Monday, which will bring gusty south winds and a large northwest to west swell to follow.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
247 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds, building to 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of rain in the morning, then slight chance of rain.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 7 ft at 13 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 10 to 12 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight. Rain likely in the evening, then rain.

MON
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft. Rain.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 11 to 14 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
247 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds, building to 9 to 11 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon. Rain likely in the morning, then slight chance of rain.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 13 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 11 to 14 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight. Rain likely in the evening, then rain.

MON
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 15 to 18 ft. Chance of rain.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 12 to 15 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 247 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of rain in the morning, then slight chance of rain.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
Northwestern portion, S winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, S winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 8 to 11 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain.

MON
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft. Rain.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 247 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then chance of rain.

MON
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft. Rain.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 247 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

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

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
Western portion, NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming W 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely.

MON
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft. Rain.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 247 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

MON
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Rain likely.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft.




Stewart www.weather.gov/losangeles
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