Orange County Surf Report

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Thursday, May 19th, 10:30am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
1.3 ft 15 sec 125° 10 kt 20° 45.7 °F
Cape Suckling
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 173° 6-8 kt 260° 46.2 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
2.0 ft 8 sec 165° 4 kt 250° 46.4 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 259° 14-17 kt 300° ---
PORTLOCK BANK
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 99° 2-4 kt --- 45.3 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
1.0 ft 4 sec 211° 4-6 kt 250° 44.2 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
2.0 ft 10 sec 233° 6-10 kt 140° 39.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 286° 12-16 kt 300° 46.6 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
3.3 ft 12 sec 118° 8-12 kt 230° 44.2 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
2.6 ft 5 sec --- 10-16 kt --- ---
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
4.3 ft 4 sec 46° 14-19 kt --- 42.6 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 194° --- --- 45.0 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.6 ft 11 sec 305° --- --- 50.9 °F
OOI Westport Offshore
 
8.9 ft --- 262° 14 kt 300° 50.7 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 253° --- --- 54.0 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
8.2 ft 11 sec 271° --- --- 52.3 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
9.8 ft 10 sec 282° 17-21 kt 300° 51.8 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
6.9 ft 10 sec 306° --- --- 52.9 °F
WEST OREGON
 
6.6 ft 10 sec 264° 12-16 kt 10° 52.9 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
7.5 ft 9 sec 302° --- --- 52.9 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 167° 0-2 kt --- ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 23-29 kt 340° 53.1 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
7.9 ft 6 sec 346° --- --- 50.2 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 25-29 kt 330° 49.8 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 27-33 kt 320° 48.0 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 295° 14-16 kt 20° 57.9 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
12.8 ft 8 sec 324° --- --- 49.8 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 288° --- --- 54.0 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 23-29 kt 320° 48.9 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 23-29 kt 320° ---
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 19-25 kt 330° 50.5 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 16 kt 320° 50.4 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.6 ft 10 sec 346° --- --- 53.1 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
10.2 ft 8 sec 315° --- --- 51.6 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 29-39 kt 320° 51.8 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 286° --- --- 51.1 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 320° ---
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
11.2 ft 10 sec 312° --- --- 54.7 °F
Harvest, CA
 
7.9 ft 9 sec 312° --- --- 52.2 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 290° 52.5 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 4 kt 250° 53.4 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 18 sec 215° --- --- 59.4 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 193° --- --- 59.2 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.9 ft 18 sec 200° --- --- 59.0 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 100° 60.4 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 188° --- --- 62.1 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
2.3 ft 14 sec 162° --- --- 59.5 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 181° --- --- 62.1 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
6.6 ft 10 sec 309° --- --- 55.6 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 194° --- --- 63.1 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 234° --- --- 64.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.9 ft 18 sec 199° --- --- 63.0 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 9 sec 287° --- --- 65.1 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.9 ft 18 sec 192° --- --- 62.4 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 238° --- --- 61.5 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.6 ft 18 sec 198° --- --- 62.2 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 150° 61.2 °F
TANNER BANK
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 307° 6-8 kt 90° 55.9 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.5 ft 9 sec 176° 12-16 kt 270° 76.5 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
9.5 ft 8 sec 168° 12-14 kt 250° 76.5 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 112° 17-21 kt 160° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 200° 76.1 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 306° --- --- 78.1 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 12 sec 300° --- --- 77.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 8 sec 73° --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 99° --- --- 76.5 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
5.2 ft 5 sec 177° --- --- 77.7 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
4.6 ft 5 sec 170° --- --- 77.5 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 105° --- --- 76.8 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 14 sec 198° 16-19 kt 160° 78.1 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 93° 14-19 kt 90° 76.8 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 16 sec 161° 16-19 kt 110° 77.9 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 48° --- --- 84.0 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
2.6 ft 9 sec 70° --- --- 83.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.6 ft 5 sec 101° --- --- 84.4 °F
Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau
 
4.6 ft 6 sec 62° --- --- 84.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 46° --- --- 84.0 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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The Dana Point Buoy has been decomissioned. Oceanside Offshore provides the nearest alternative.
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Oceanside Offshore buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
Southern California swell model
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Orange County swell model
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Newport Beach tide chart
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San Pedro Channel Water Temperature
San Pedro channel water temperature graphic courtesy of NOAA
 
Current Southern California wind conditions
 
Southern California cloud cover
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Offshore wave height forecast
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FZUS56 KLOX 191517 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 817 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 817 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 14Z, or 7 AM PDT, a 1032 MB surface high was centered 800 NM W of Point Conception. A 1005 MB thermal low was centered just S of Las Vegas. Strong surface high pressure will persist in the eastern Pacific for the next several days, keeping strong NW flow across the outer waters.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
817 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 10 seconds, building to 10 to 11 ft dominant period 10 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt in the evening, becoming 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
817 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt in the afternoon. Strongest west portion. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Gusts to 40 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 14 to 15 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 12 to 13 ft dominant period 11 seconds in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 817 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
Northwestern portion, NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Elsewhere, S winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 15 to 25 kt becoming N 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

FRI
Northwestern portion, NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

SAT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 15 to 25 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 817 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
NW of San Nicolas Island, NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Elsewhere, SW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 10 ft at 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds after midnight. S swell 3 ft after midnight.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 817 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

TODAY
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening.

FRI
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

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

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 817 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

TODAY
E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening.

FRI
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.

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

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming 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 at 15 seconds.

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

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.




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