San Luis Obispo Surf Report

San Francisco Santa Cruz Monterey San Luis Obispo Santa Barbara Ventura/Oxnard Los Angeles Orange County San Diego Kauai Oahu Maui Big Island
 
 
Thursday, January 21st, 7:45am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
6.6 ft 14 sec --- 10-12 kt 110° 42.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
12.1 ft 15 sec 210° --- --- 43.7 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 3 sec 114° --- --- 41.7 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
9.8 ft 14 sec 184° 12-16 kt 100° 43.7 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
12.8 ft 16 sec 259° 10-12 kt --- 43.0 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
4.9 ft 12 sec 214° 6-8 kt 40° 42.4 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
9.8 ft 14 sec 192° --- --- 41.5 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
12.8 ft 15 sec 237° 14-17 kt 180° 40.3 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
13.8 ft 14 sec 217° 23-29 kt 160° 39.7 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
12.8 ft 12 sec 192° 4-8 kt 220° 38.7 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
12.1 ft 11 sec 231° --- --- 39.2 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 290° --- --- 46.6 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
8.2 ft 14 sec 285° --- --- 48.4 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 275° --- --- 46.6 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
10.2 ft 13 sec 303° --- --- 47.8 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 306° --- --- 50.4 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
8.5 ft 11 sec 314° --- --- 52.2 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 17-25 kt 10° 56.5 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 160° 52.7 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
8.2 ft 12 sec 309° --- --- 52.2 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 100° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 280° 52.3 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 300° 57.2 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
6.6 ft 15 sec 295° --- --- 52.9 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 273° --- --- 51.8 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 2 kt 80° 53.1 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 2-6 kt 280° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec 234° --- --- 52.7 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 330° 54.3 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 290° 52.9 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.9 ft 15 sec 296° --- --- 54.1 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec --- --- 53.4 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 298° --- --- 55.4 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 320° ---
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 273° --- --- 54.0 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 310° 55.9 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 290° --- --- 55.2 °F
Harvest, CA
 
5.2 ft 17 sec 293° --- --- 56.3 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 230° ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 50° 56.8 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 7 sec 169° --- --- 58.5 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 249° --- --- 58.8 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 252° --- --- 58.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 150° 59.0 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 155° --- --- 58.5 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt --- 56.7 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 158° --- --- 59.9 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 168° --- --- 59.5 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
5.2 ft 17 sec 283° --- --- 58.6 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 7 sec 188° --- --- 58.8 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 260° --- --- 59.4 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 240° --- --- 57.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 14 sec 291° --- --- 59.7 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 260° --- --- 60.3 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 262° --- --- 59.7 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.9 ft 18 sec 282° --- --- 60.6 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 2 kt --- ---
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 330° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 100° 74.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 90° 74.8 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt 70° 75.0 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 76.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
5.9 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 77.4 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
7.2 ft 13 sec --- --- 77.4 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 356° --- --- 77.5 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 34° --- --- 77.2 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
2.6 ft 12 sec 282° --- --- 77.9 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 6 sec 145° --- --- 77.9 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 352° --- --- 77.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 269° --- --- 78.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
7.9 ft 12 sec 351° --- --- 76.8 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt --- 77.9 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 12-17 kt 60° 76.6 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 90° 77.7 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 28° --- --- 82.9 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 40° --- --- 82.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 330° --- --- 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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