San Luis Obispo Surf Report

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Thursday, May 19th, 12:30pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
1.3 ft 8 sec 149° 6-8 kt 310° 45.5 °F
Cape Suckling
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 172° 8-10 kt 260° 46.4 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
0.7 ft --- --- --- --- 43.0 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
1.6 ft 15 sec 196° 2 kt 200° 47.7 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
4.3 ft 6 sec 280° 14-16 kt 300° ---
PORTLOCK BANK
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 97° 2-4 kt --- 46.6 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
1.0 ft 3 sec 225° 4 kt 240° 44.4 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
2.0 ft 10 sec 248° 8-10 kt 130° 39.6 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 281° 14-17 kt 300° 46.8 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 124° 8-12 kt 240° 44.2 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
3.0 ft 5 sec --- 14-16 kt --- ---
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
4.6 ft 5 sec 43° 14-19 kt --- 42.8 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 206° --- --- 45.0 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.6 ft 4 sec 305° --- --- 51.3 °F
OOI Westport Offshore
 
8.9 ft --- 262° 14 kt 310° 50.5 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 251° --- --- 54.3 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
8.5 ft 10 sec 264° --- --- 52.9 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
8.9 ft 10 sec 268° 17-21 kt 320° 51.8 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
6.6 ft 10 sec 292° --- --- 53.1 °F
WEST OREGON
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 274° 12-16 kt 10° 52.9 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
8.2 ft 6 sec 322° --- --- 52.7 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 281° 0-2 kt --- ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 23-29 kt 340° 52.9 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
8.2 ft 6 sec 322° --- --- 50.4 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 27-33 kt 330° 50.0 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 27-35 kt 310° 48.6 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 305° 12-16 kt 30° 58.1 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
13.5 ft 8 sec 328° --- --- 49.8 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 292° --- --- 54.5 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 21-27 kt 320° 49.1 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 21-29 kt 320° ---
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt 340° 50.5 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 21 kt 320° 50.2 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.6 ft 9 sec 336° --- --- 53.4 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
9.5 ft 8 sec 311° --- --- 50.9 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 29-37 kt 320° 51.8 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 298° --- --- 54.1 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 320° ---
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
9.8 ft 9 sec 316° --- --- 54.9 °F
Harvest, CA
 
8.2 ft 10 sec 309° --- --- 53.8 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 290° 52.7 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 4 kt 280° 53.8 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 18 sec 206° --- --- 60.3 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 192° --- --- 59.2 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.9 ft 18 sec 199° --- --- 58.5 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 140° 60.4 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 18 sec 223° --- --- 62.2 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 162° --- --- 59.4 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.6 ft 18 sec 171° --- --- 62.1 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 310° --- --- 56.3 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 180° --- --- 63.3 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 241° --- --- 65.1 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.9 ft 18 sec 198° --- --- 63.1 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 11 sec 292° --- --- 65.3 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.3 ft 18 sec 190° --- --- 62.1 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 239° --- --- 61.9 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.3 ft 18 sec 184° --- --- 61.9 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 180° 61.2 °F
TANNER BANK
 
6.9 ft 10 sec 308° 4-6 kt 60° 56.3 °F
Kuroshio Extension Observatory
 
--- --- --- 7-11 kt 26° 68.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.5 ft 9 sec 161° 6-10 kt 240° 76.3 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
9.5 ft 9 sec 201° 6-8 kt 240° 76.5 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.2 ft 7 sec 112° 17-21 kt 160° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 220° 76.1 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 310° --- --- 78.3 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 312° --- --- 77.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 76° --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 86° --- --- 76.3 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 194° --- --- 77.5 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
4.3 ft 5 sec 165° --- --- 77.5 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 91° --- --- 76.8 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 129° 12-16 kt 160° 78.1 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
6.6 ft 16 sec 185° 16-19 kt 90° 77.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 174° 12-14 kt 120° 78.1 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
2.6 ft 7 sec 39° --- --- 83.8 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 54° --- --- 83.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.6 ft 6 sec 105° --- --- 84.4 °F
Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau
 
4.6 ft 7 sec 41° --- --- 84.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 92° --- --- 84.0 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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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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