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Thursday, January 21st, 5:40am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
7.5 ft 14 sec --- 12-14 kt 120° 42.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
13.1 ft 16 sec 214° --- --- 43.7 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 3 sec --- --- --- 41.7 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
10.2 ft 14 sec 177° 10-14 kt 120° 43.7 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
14.8 ft 16 sec 251° 12-14 kt --- 43.0 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
4.6 ft 12 sec 207° 8 kt 70° 42.4 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
9.8 ft 15 sec 188° --- --- 41.4 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
15.4 ft 15 sec 236° 16-19 kt 200° 40.3 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
13.1 ft 14 sec 217° 21-27 kt 160° 39.7 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
16.1 ft 14 sec 195° 8-12 kt 210° 38.7 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
11.5 ft 11 sec 259° --- --- 39.2 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 46.4 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
8.2 ft 12 sec 290° --- --- 48.2 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 264° --- --- 46.2 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
8.2 ft 11 sec 303° --- --- 48.7 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 293° --- --- 50.4 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
9.2 ft 12 sec 315° --- --- 52.0 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 19-25 kt 10° 56.7 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 120° 52.7 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 308° --- --- 52.3 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 90° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 160° 52.3 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 270° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
6.2 ft 15 sec 297° --- --- 52.9 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 52.0 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 330° 53.1 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 320° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 52.9 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 320° 54.3 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 350° 52.7 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
6.6 ft 15 sec 296° --- --- 54.1 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 11 sec 348° --- --- 52.9 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
6.6 ft 15 sec 291° --- --- 55.6 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 320° ---
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.9 ft 17 sec 265° --- --- 54.1 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 40° 55.9 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 279° --- --- 55.2 °F
Harvest, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 292° --- --- 56.3 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 100° ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 70° 56.8 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 219° --- --- 58.5 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 259° --- --- 59.0 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 262° --- --- 58.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 70° 58.8 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 188° --- --- 58.5 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt --- 56.5 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 162° --- --- 60.1 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 161° --- --- 59.7 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
5.6 ft 17 sec 292° --- --- 58.6 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 183° --- --- 59.2 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 18 sec --- --- --- 59.4 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 184° --- --- 57.2 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 13 sec 291° --- --- 59.7 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 259° --- --- 60.3 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 264° --- --- 59.7 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.9 ft 18 sec 275° --- --- 60.6 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 0-2 kt --- ---
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 300° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 100° 74.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 100° 74.8 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 80° 75.0 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 76.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
6.6 ft 13 sec --- --- 77.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 359° --- --- 77.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
6.9 ft 12 sec 359° --- --- 77.4 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.9 ft 8 sec 37° --- --- 77.2 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 258° --- --- 77.9 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 6 sec --- --- --- 77.7 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 343° --- --- 77.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 212° --- --- 78.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
7.5 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 77.0 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt --- 77.9 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-17 kt 80° 76.6 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 90° 77.5 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
7.2 ft 10 sec --- --- 82.9 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
7.5 ft 8 sec 67° --- --- 82.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 84.7 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 211007 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 207 AM PST Thu Jan 21 2021 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 207 AM PST Thu Jan 21 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 10Z, or 2 AM PST, a 1032 MB high was located around 650 NM west of Point Conception, and a 1015 MB low was located off the coast of Baja. Winds and seas will remain relatively calm through Friday afternoon before gusty NW winds return across much of the waters.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
207 AM PST Thu Jan 21 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 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds, building to 8 to 9 ft at 12 seconds after midnight. Chance of showers.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft. Rain likely.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
207 AM PST Thu Jan 21 2021

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 13 seconds. Chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft. Chance of rain.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 207 AM PST Thu Jan 21 2021

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI
Northwestern portion, NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 9 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

MON
NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 207 AM PST Thu Jan 21 2021

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds and SE 3 ft at 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.

MON
NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 207 AM PST Thu Jan 21 2021

TODAY
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 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. S swell 2 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 207 AM PST Thu Jan 21 2021

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds and SE 3 ft at 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 13 seconds and S 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds after midnight. Chance of showers.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

MON
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.




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