San Luis Obispo Surf Report

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Monday, April 19th, 3:15am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
1.3 ft 15 sec --- 4-6 kt 20° 41.0 °F
Cape Suckling
 
1.6 ft 16 sec 140° --- --- 43.5 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.3 ft 3 sec 327° --- --- 38.8 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
3.0 ft 4 sec 58° 17-19 kt 50° 40.6 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 177° 10-12 kt --- 42.3 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
4.6 ft 6 sec --- 25-29 kt 50° 38.1 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
8.2 ft 6 sec 60° --- --- 39.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
2.0 ft 16 sec 264° 8 kt 70° 45.1 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.9 ft 8 sec 143° 19-27 kt --- 39.6 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 169° 16-19 kt 150° 41.4 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
7.9 ft 7 sec 72° 21-27 kt 80° 39.6 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
5.2 ft 10 sec 295° 19-25 kt 340° 38.8 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 277° 10-17 kt --- 40.1 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 264° --- --- ---
Angeles Point, WA
 
1.3 ft 11 sec 282° --- --- 46.4 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 228° --- --- 52.0 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
2.6 ft 22 sec 238° --- --- 52.0 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 209° --- --- 51.8 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 209° --- --- 51.1 °F
WEST OREGON
 
3.9 ft 8 sec 226° 6-8 kt 280° 51.4 °F
ST GEORGES
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 283° 6-10 kt 340° 50.5 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 277° --- --- 49.1 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- 247° 12-16 kt 260° 54.7 °F
EEL RIVER
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 240° 10-12 kt 20° 50.2 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
4.6 ft 5 sec 339° --- --- 51.3 °F
PT ARENA
 
6.9 ft 7 sec 313° 19-25 kt --- ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
7.5 ft 6 sec 318° --- --- 49.1 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
5.2 ft 15 sec 235° --- --- 52.3 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
6.6 ft 7 sec 304° 19-23 kt 320° 49.8 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- 326° 16-19 kt 330° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 234° --- --- 55.0 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- 315° 17-19 kt 320° 52.9 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 8 kt 300° 52.0 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.6 ft 12 sec 306° --- --- 52.3 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 351° --- --- 53.8 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
5.2 ft 12 sec 280° --- --- 50.2 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- 323° 21-25 kt 320° ---
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.9 ft 12 sec 263° --- --- 49.8 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- 300° 14-17 kt 330° 52.7 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
6.2 ft 7 sec 320° --- --- 52.5 °F
Harvest, CA
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 290° --- --- 52.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 23-27 kt 290° ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 302° 17-21 kt 250° 55.4 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 204° --- --- 59.4 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.9 ft 6 sec 277° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 217° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- 261° 14-16 kt 300° 60.6 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 227° --- --- 59.9 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- 310° 21-27 kt --- ---
San Pedro, CA
 
3.9 ft 6 sec 274° --- --- 61.2 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 184° --- --- 61.3 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 276° --- --- 54.7 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 199° --- --- 60.1 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 5 sec 280° --- --- 60.8 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 218° --- --- 61.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 5 sec 285° --- --- 64.4 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 251° --- --- 63.3 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 246° --- --- 61.3 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 219° --- --- 62.4 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- 272° 10-14 kt 300° 60.6 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- 261° 16-19 kt 300° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 351° 8-10 kt 110° 74.5 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 8-10 kt 120° 74.7 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 329° 16-19 kt 110° 74.5 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 75.7 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 352° --- --- 76.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 348° --- --- 75.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 76.1 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 206° --- --- 77.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 164° --- --- 76.1 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 348° --- --- 76.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 18 sec 183° --- --- 77.7 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.6 ft 9 sec --- --- 76.3 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- 49° 16-19 kt 90° 77.5 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- 102° 17-21 kt 90° 75.9 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- 115° 17-21 kt 90° 77.0 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
9.2 ft 13 sec 253° --- --- 84.9 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 270° --- --- 84.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.2 ft 6 sec 146° --- --- 84.7 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 190338 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 00Z, or 5 PM PDT, a 1026 MB high pressure center was located 500 NM west of Point Conception and a 988 MB low pressure center was located 1000 NM west of Portland Oregon. Patchy dense fog will impact the coastal waters tonight and Monday for the outer wates and zone 645. The strong winds in the outer waters and Santa Barbara channel will continue to generate steep short period waves.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

THU
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds, building to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

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

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Local gusts to 30 kt near Pt Conception. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt increasing to 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt by late afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

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

TUE
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT MONDAY...

TONIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt becoming N 5 to 15 kt late. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

MON
NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

MON NIGHT
Western portion, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 838 PM PDT Sun Apr 18 2021

TONIGHT
NW to N winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less late. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 21 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and SW 2 ft at 19 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft. Slight chance of rain.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.




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