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Saturday, September 18th, 5:50am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 121° 14-17 kt 340° 53.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 152° 10-14 kt 300° 53.6 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.6 ft 7 sec 217° --- --- 50.4 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
8.9 ft 10 sec 133° 4-6 kt 320° 52.2 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 186° 14-17 kt 360° 54.3 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
9.5 ft 10 sec 110° 19-25 kt 320° 48.6 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 225° 8-12 kt 310° 50.4 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
6.6 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 50.5 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
4.3 ft 6 sec 349° 14-16 kt 60° 50.7 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
9.5 ft 9 sec 85° 17-19 kt 330° 53.6 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
12.1 ft 9 sec 276° 23-29 kt 310° 50.2 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
4.6 ft 7 sec 350° 21-25 kt 80° 51.8 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
3.6 ft 4 sec 14° 17-21 kt 10° 51.4 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
18.4 ft 11 sec 272° --- --- 53.2 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
0.7 ft --- --- 8-10 kt 160° ---
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.6 ft 9 sec 308° --- --- 48.4 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
8.5 ft 9 sec 258° --- --- 54.1 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
8.5 ft 7 sec 230° --- --- 53.6 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
11.5 ft 8 sec 258° --- --- 60.8 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 291° --- --- 55.0 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 290° --- --- 53.2 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 19-27 kt 290° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 170° 52.2 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
4.6 ft 14 sec 186° --- --- 54.0 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 150° 54.7 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 177° --- --- 57.2 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 224° --- --- 61.2 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 180° 58.5 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 180° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 197° --- --- 60.8 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 0-4 kt --- 61.0 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 4 kt 310° 58.6 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.9 ft 17 sec 201° --- --- 60.4 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.0 ft 11 sec 339° --- --- 58.6 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 180° --- --- 62.4 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 2-6 kt 170° 62.1 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.3 ft 10 sec 287° --- --- 61.0 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 30° 59.7 °F
Harvest, CA
 
5.2 ft 14 sec 181° --- --- 58.6 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 10° 58.6 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 290° 59.4 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 13 sec 206° --- --- 64.4 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 195° --- --- 69.3 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 191° --- --- 64.4 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 330° 66.4 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 251° --- --- 62.6 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 178° --- --- 62.1 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 177° --- --- 67.8 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 299° --- --- 65.7 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 190° --- --- 71.1 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 242° --- --- 66.0 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 208° --- --- 69.8 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 13 sec 280° --- --- 67.5 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 198° --- --- 68.9 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 248° --- --- 64.6 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 181° --- --- 70.9 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 330° 69.8 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 310° 66.9 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 80° 80.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 80° 78.4 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 17 kt 90° 79.0 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.6 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 79.3 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
4.3 ft 6 sec --- --- --- 79.0 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.9 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 78.8 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 79.7 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 8 sec 158° --- --- 79.7 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 12-17 kt 60° 80.2 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 60° 79.2 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 80° 80.2 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.0 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 86.4 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
7.9 ft 8 sec 81° --- --- 82.4 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 180901 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 201 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 201 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021 .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 surface high was centered 1200 NM W of Point Conception and a 1009 MB thermal low was over southern Nevada. The high will shift east toward the coast of northern Oregon early next week. Gale force winds are possible off the Central Coast late Sunday.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
201 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

TODAY
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 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
201 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

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

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. 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- 201 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

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

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds, building to 6 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

MON
Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 201 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

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

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

TODAY
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 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds, building to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 201 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

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

TONIGHT
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 6 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt late. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

MON NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
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. Patchy fog.

WED
W winds 5 to 15 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- 201 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

TODAY
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 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
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 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
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 to 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds, building to 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds after midnight. S swell 2 ft in the evening. Patchy fog.

MON
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

MON NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.

WED
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.




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