Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 8:02 PM PDT on March 15, 2014
Channel including The Channel islands National marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 03z...or 8 PM PDT...a ridge of high pres over the eastern pac and Great Basin will weaken tonight through sun. A frontal system over the eastern pac will shift E while weakening sun and dissipate over northern California and the offshore waters Sun night. The remnants of the front will move S over the area while high pres strengthens over the eastern pac and offshore waters early Mon and NW winds may strengthen to gale force near shore Mon through Mon evening.
Forecast as of 8:02 PM PDT on March 15, 2014
Gale watch in effect from Monday morning through late Monday night
East Santa Barbara Channel From Pt. Conception To Pt. Mugu Ca
Including Santa Cruz Island-
NW winds 5 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming E 10 kt or less overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming se in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 16 seconds.
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 17 seconds.
NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Strongest winds W portion. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds...building to 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt...becoming NW 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest winds W portion. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
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.
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
Statement as of 8:03 PM PDT on March 15, 2014
... Gale watch remains in effect from Monday morning through late
* winds and seas... northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to
40 kt possible. Strongest winds likely Monday afternoon and
evening. Seas building to 10 to 14 feet except 6 to 9 feet in
the east Santa Barbara Channel.
A gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased... but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.
Click any area for a Zone forecast. Click the Station ID for station data.
San Mateo Point to the Mexican border out 60 nm
- (NULL) Coastal Waters from San Mateo Point to the Mexican Border and out to 30 nm
- (NULL) Waters from San Mateo point to the Mexican Border Extending 30 to 60 nm out including San Clemente Island
Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60nm including The Channel islands National marine Sanctuary
- (NULL) Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands
- (NULL) East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu including Santa Cruz and Anacapa Islands
- (NULL) Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 nm offshore including San Nicolas Island
- (NULL) Waters from Pt. Arguello to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands
- (NULL) The Waters from Pt. Piedras Blancas to Pt. Arguello and Westward 60 nm
Fornia waters from 60 nm to 250 nm offshore.
Marine & Boating
Enter a coastal zip code for marine weather.
Coastal Water Temperatures
|Santa Monica Pier||64.0 °F|
|Los Angeles, CA||64.0 °F|
|Port San Luis, CA||57.0 °F|
Open Sea Buoy Information
|Place||ID||Sea Temp||Wave Height|
|Anacapa Passage, CA||46217||60 °F||3.28 ft|
|E SANTA BARBARA 12NM Southwest of Santa Barbara, CA||46053||59 °F||5.25 ft|
|Goleta Point, CA||46216||62 °F||2.62 ft|
|Click the Station ID for daily observations and history.|
|3 AM||9 AM||3 PM||9 PM||3 AM||9 AM||3 PM||9 PM|
|2014-03-15||10:28 PM PDT||High Tide||4.55|
|2014-03-16||4:23 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.55|
|2014-03-16||10:27 AM PDT||High Tide||4.77|
|2014-03-16||4:37 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.15|
|2014-03-16||10:52 PM PDT||High Tide||4.73|
|2014-03-17||4:57 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.37|
|Mugu Lagoon (ocean pier), California:|
|2014-03-15||9:52 PM PDT||High Tide||4.55|
|2014-03-16||3:57 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.55|
|2014-03-16||9:51 AM PDT||High Tide||4.77|
|2014-03-16||4:11 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.15|
|2014-03-16||10:16 PM PDT||High Tide||4.73|
|2014-03-17||4:31 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.37|
|Port Hueneme, California:|
|2014-03-15||9:59 PM PDT||High Tide||4.64|
|2014-03-16||3:59 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.57|
|2014-03-16||9:58 AM PDT||High Tide||4.87|
|2014-03-16||4:13 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.16|
|2014-03-16||10:23 PM PDT||High Tide||4.83|
|2014-03-17||4:33 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.38|
|Prisoners Harbor, Santa Cruz Island, California:|
|2014-03-15||10:14 PM PDT||High Tide||4.27|
|2014-03-16||4:12 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.51|
|2014-03-16||10:13 AM PDT||High Tide||4.48|
|2014-03-16||4:26 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.14|
|2014-03-16||10:38 PM PDT||High Tide||4.43|
|2014-03-17||4:46 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.35|
|Rincon Island, Mussel Shoals, California:|
|2014-03-15||10:09 PM PDT||High Tide||4.70|
|2014-03-16||4:04 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.60|
|2014-03-16||10:08 AM PDT||High Tide||4.92|
|2014-03-16||4:18 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.17|
|2014-03-16||10:33 PM PDT||High Tide||4.88|
|2014-03-17||4:38 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.40|
|Santa Barbara, Pacific Ocean, California (sub):|
|2014-03-15||10:12 PM PDT||High Tide||4.65|
|2014-03-16||4:07 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.59|
|2014-03-16||10:11 AM PDT||High Tide||4.87|
|2014-03-16||4:21 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.17|
|2014-03-16||10:36 PM PDT||High Tide||4.83|
|2014-03-17||4:41 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.40|
|Santa Barbara, Pacific Ocean, California:|
|2014-03-15||10:17 PM PDT||High Tide||4.37|
|2014-03-16||4:06 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.77|
|2014-03-16||10:15 AM PDT||High Tide||4.62|
|2014-03-16||4:22 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.35|
|2014-03-16||10:40 PM PDT||High Tide||4.55|
|2014-03-17||4:42 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.58|
|2014-03-15||9:58 PM PDT||High Tide||4.64|
|2014-03-16||4:02 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.57|
|2014-03-16||9:57 AM PDT||High Tide||4.87|
|2014-03-16||4:16 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.16|
|2014-03-16||10:22 PM PDT||High Tide||4.83|
|2014-03-17||4:36 AM PDT||Low Tide||0.38|
Tide Quick Jump
NOT FOR NAVIGATION. DO NOT RELY ON THIS DATA FOR DECISIONS THAT CAN RESULT IN HARM TO ANYONE OR ANYTHING.