San Luis Obispo Surf Report

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Saturday, September 18th, 7:35am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 152° 17-21 kt 330° 52.9 °F
Cape Suckling
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 138° 6-8 kt 290° 53.6 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.6 ft 7 sec --- --- --- 50.4 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 120° 8-10 kt 300° 52.0 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 188° 16-17 kt 360° 53.4 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
9.5 ft 7 sec 319° 23-29 kt 320° 48.6 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.3 ft 12 sec 18° 4-6 kt 120° 50.2 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 125° --- --- 50.5 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
3.9 ft 7 sec 14° 16-17 kt 50° 50.7 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.5 ft 10 sec 166° 16-19 kt 330° 53.2 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
11.2 ft 9 sec 265° 23-29 kt 310° 50.0 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
5.2 ft 5 sec 92° 25-29 kt 70° 51.8 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
3.9 ft 4 sec 17-19 kt 350° 51.4 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
17.1 ft 11 sec 285° --- --- 53.2 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
2.3 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 47.7 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
8.9 ft 9 sec 252° --- --- 54.9 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
8.5 ft 8 sec 253° --- --- 53.8 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
10.5 ft 8 sec 258° --- --- 60.8 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 278° --- --- 55.0 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
3.6 ft 4 sec 222° --- --- 52.5 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 19-25 kt 300° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 21-25 kt 180° 51.8 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 183° --- --- 53.6 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 150° 54.7 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 188° --- --- 57.4 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 61.3 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 170° 58.5 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 170° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
2.6 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 61.0 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 90° 61.0 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 4 kt 320° 58.6 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 203° --- --- 61.0 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
1.6 ft 11 sec 338° --- --- 58.6 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 172° --- --- 62.4 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 140° 61.9 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.6 ft 10 sec 298° --- --- 64.0 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 80° 59.9 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 178° --- --- 62.8 °F
Harvest, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 181° --- --- 59.4 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 40° 58.8 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 330° 59.4 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 65.1 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 193° --- --- 69.1 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 184° --- --- 65.3 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 320° 66.6 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 309° --- --- 62.4 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 167° --- --- 62.2 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 175° --- --- 68.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 282° --- --- 65.7 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 212° --- --- 71.1 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 65.7 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 192° --- --- 69.8 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 8 sec 284° --- --- 67.1 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 211° --- --- 69.1 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 245° --- --- 64.2 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 187° --- --- 70.7 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 290° 69.8 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 290° 66.9 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 80° 80.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 70° 78.4 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 17 kt 100° 79.0 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 79° --- --- 79.3 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
3.9 ft 6 sec 39° --- --- 79.0 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 66° --- --- 78.6 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 164° --- --- 79.7 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.3 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 79.7 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 50° 80.2 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 80° 79.2 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 70° 80.2 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 83° --- --- 85.8 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
7.5 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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