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Friday, October 22nd, 9:20pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
10.8 ft 14 sec 120° 19-23 kt 90° 48.7 °F
Cape Suckling
 
14.4 ft 14 sec 138° 25-33 kt 120° 47.5 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.3 ft 5 sec 321° --- --- 46.9 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
9.8 ft 13 sec 126° 4-6 kt 260° 48.7 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
12.5 ft 9 sec 179° 23-27 kt 130° 47.8 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
11.2 ft 12 sec 175° 14-17 kt 120° 45.3 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
4.3 ft 16 sec 198° 23-27 kt 50° 45.5 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
13.1 ft 9 sec 319° 25-33 kt 300° 42.3 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
14.1 ft 9 sec 157° 29-35 kt 120° 48.7 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
14.1 ft 14 sec 132° 14-17 kt 300° 45.0 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
10.2 ft 13 sec 125° 17-21 kt 70° 46.9 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
21.7 ft 17 sec 235° 10-14 kt 180° 43.7 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
17.7 ft 11 sec 300° 31-39 kt 80° 42.4 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
9.5 ft 9 sec 324° 21-27 kt 260° 42.6 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
11.8 ft 11 sec 290° 17-25 kt --- 43.9 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
22.6 ft 12 sec 271° --- --- ---
Angeles Point, WA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 296° --- --- 48.2 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
14.4 ft 13 sec 276° --- --- 54.9 °F
OOI Westport Offshore
 
14.8 ft --- 263° 17 kt 180° 56.7 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
15.1 ft 14 sec 258° --- --- 55.4 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
15.1 ft 12 sec 274° 23-29 kt 280° 56.3 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
16.1 ft 13 sec 285° --- --- 57.2 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
12.8 ft 15 sec 274° 23-29 kt 200° 57.0 °F
OOI Waldport Offshore
 
16.1 ft --- 277° 19 kt 190° 57.4 °F
WEST OREGON
 
15.4 ft 14 sec 277° 14-19 kt 240° 62.1 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
15.1 ft 13 sec 301° --- --- 51.6 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
16.7 ft 12 sec 300° 23-29 kt 290° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 170° 53.4 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
15.4 ft 14 sec 291° --- --- 55.0 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 8-14 kt 160° 54.3 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
14.1 ft 14 sec 299° --- --- 57.7 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
12.1 ft 15 sec 272° --- --- 57.6 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 240° 56.7 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 240° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
7.2 ft 13 sec 234° --- --- 56.1 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 320° 57.9 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 300° 57.0 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
13.5 ft 15 sec 296° --- --- 57.9 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 349° --- --- 57.2 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
12.8 ft 15 sec 286° --- --- 57.4 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 310° ---
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
9.5 ft 14 sec 261° --- --- 57.0 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 320° ---
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
16.7 ft 13 sec 295° --- --- 60.4 °F
Harvest, CA
 
15.4 ft 15 sec 296° --- --- 59.0 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 21-29 kt 330° 58.3 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 280° 60.3 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 240° --- --- 61.3 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 290° --- --- 61.3 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
5.6 ft 17 sec 264° --- --- 61.7 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 270° 63.9 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.0 ft 17 sec 237° --- --- 60.8 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
14.4 ft 16 sec 295° 19-25 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
3.9 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 63.9 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.6 ft 18 sec 248° --- --- 61.9 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
11.2 ft 15 sec 297° --- --- 62.4 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 235° --- --- 66.0 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 12 sec 268° --- --- 64.4 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.3 ft 13 sec 275° --- --- 66.0 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 292° --- --- 64.6 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 253° --- --- 65.3 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 271° --- --- 63.0 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.6 ft 13 sec 278° --- --- 66.0 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 300° 66.4 °F
TANNER BANK
 
9.2 ft 16 sec 300° 16-19 kt 290° 64.2 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
7.5 ft 14 sec 353° 17-23 kt 80° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
9.2 ft 12 sec 19° 16-19 kt 70° 79.0 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.5 ft 12 sec 359° 12-16 kt 80° 77.5 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 90° 78.1 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
9.2 ft 13 sec 358° --- --- 79.0 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
8.2 ft 12 sec 349° --- --- 78.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
7.5 ft 11 sec --- --- 78.8 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 214° --- --- 79.7 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.6 ft 6 sec 145° --- --- 80.1 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
6.2 ft 7 sec 65° 14-17 kt 70° 80.4 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 356° 17-19 kt 80° 78.3 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 83° 17-19 kt 70° 79.5 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 84° --- --- 85.8 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.9 ft 8 sec 150° --- --- 82.9 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 222132 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 232 PM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 232 PM 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 21Z, or 2 PM PDT, a 974 MB surface low was 500 NM west of British Columbia, 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-
232 PM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt with local 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 to 8 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 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 10 to 13 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight. Rain likely in the evening, then rain.

MON
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 12 to 15 ft at 19 seconds, becoming NW and building to 16 to 19 ft at 18 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 15 to 18 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 11 to 14 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
232 PM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 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 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of rain. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 12 to 14 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight. Rain likely in the evening, then rain.

MON
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 14 to 16 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 19 to 20 ft dominant period 18 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 17 to 19 ft at 16 seconds.

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

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 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- 232 PM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
Northwestern portion, SW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain.

MON
SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 16 seconds, building to 15 to 18 ft dominant period 18 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 15 to 18 ft dominant period 17 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 232 PM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 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 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then chance of rain.

MON
SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds, building to 10 to 13 ft dominant period 18 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then rain likely.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening.

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

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 232 PM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

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

TONIGHT
Western portion, W winds 15 to 25 kt. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 20 kt becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 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 SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely.

MON
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds, building to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 18 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then rain likely.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 11 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 232 PM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.

MON
S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft at 18 seconds in the afternoon. Rain likely.

MON NIGHT
Western portion, W winds 20 to 30 kt becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.

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




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