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, August 18th, 4:50pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 156° 16-17 kt 130° 55.0 °F
Cape Suckling
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 183° 8-10 kt 160° ---
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.6 ft 3 sec 124° --- --- 50.0 °F
FAIRWEATHER GROUND
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 249° 0-2 kt --- 58.3 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 114° 10-12 kt 150° 52.9 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
1.0 ft 10 sec 40° 8-10 kt 60° 53.2 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
15.4 ft 9 sec 135° 27-33 kt 90° 50.7 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
8.9 ft 7 sec 140° 17-21 kt 140° 49.1 °F
Angeles Point, WA
 
0.7 ft --- --- --- --- 50.5 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 264° --- --- 65.3 °F
OOI Westport Offshore
 
5.6 ft --- 281° 8 kt 290° ---
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 264° --- --- 63.3 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
4.6 ft 9 sec 274° --- --- 61.0 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
3.9 ft 8 sec 298° --- --- 58.5 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 240° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 4 kt 310° 60.3 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
3.9 ft 7 sec 311° --- --- 56.7 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 20° 54.5 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 280° 53.1 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 16-17 kt 330° 68.2 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
3.9 ft 7 sec 301° --- --- 58.6 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 278° --- --- 61.0 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 280° 56.3 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 310° ---
Point Santa Cruz, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 183° --- --- 56.1 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 330° 57.7 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 16 kt 270° 58.3 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 8 sec 291° --- --- 58.1 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
1.6 ft 9 sec 334° --- --- 58.3 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
3.6 ft 9 sec 289° --- --- 59.4 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 330° 56.1 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 276° --- --- 56.3 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 310° 58.6 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 172° --- --- 58.8 °F
Harvest, CA
 
4.6 ft 17 sec 175° --- --- 58.8 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 23-29 kt 300° 57.7 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 17-19 kt 270° 58.6 °F
Topanga Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 185° --- --- 64.9 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 185° --- --- 70.7 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 181° --- --- 64.4 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 280° 70.7 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 30° --- --- 62.8 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 19-21 kt 310° 65.3 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 155° --- --- 72.5 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 182° --- --- 71.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
3.9 ft 17 sec 167° --- --- 61.3 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 181° --- --- 72.1 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 228° --- --- 74.1 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 198° --- --- 75.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 5 sec 292° --- --- 74.5 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.3 ft 13 sec 173° --- --- 74.8 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 13 sec 173° --- --- 73.0 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 17-19 kt 290° 71.1 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 310° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 130° 81.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 130° 81.5 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 100° 79.9 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 100° 79.9 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 24° --- --- 79.9 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 81.1 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
3.0 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 80.2 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 81.3 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 185° --- --- 82.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 8 sec 158° --- --- 82.2 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 82.2 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.3 ft 10 sec 134° --- --- 82.0 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 110° ---
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 60° 80.1 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-17 kt 70° 80.1 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
2.6 ft 12 sec 72° --- --- 86.2 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
4.3 ft 5 sec 39° --- --- 84.9 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.3 ft 13 sec 102° --- --- 85.6 °F
Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 78° --- --- 85.3 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
12.8 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 81.0 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 182047 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 147 PM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 147 PM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 20Z, or 1 PM PDT, A 1023 MB high was located 800 NM W of Point Conception. A 1005 MB low was centered over SE California. Areas of dense fog will affect much of the coastal waters through Friday morning, worst during the night and morning hours.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
147 PM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds, building to 5 to 6 ft at 7 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening, then patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
147 PM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

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

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

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt early, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with possible gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 147 PM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening, then patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt early, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 147 PM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening, then patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt early, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

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

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 147 PM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

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

TONIGHT
Western portion, W winds 15 to 25 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less after midnight.

FRI
Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 20 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 3 to 4 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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. Patchy fog.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.

TUE
W winds 10 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- 147 PM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

TONIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less after midnight.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

MON
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.

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




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