Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 2:16 PM PDT on March 10, 2014
Channel including The Channel islands National marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 21z...or 2 PM PST...a 1030 mb high pressure was centered 550 nm west of San Francisco and a 1014 mb low was near Las Vegas. Across the coastal waters...weak to moderate W to NW flow will continue through tonight. On Tue and continuing through Wed...moderate NE flow is expected.
Forecast as of 2:16 PM PDT on March 10, 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect through late tonight
Point Piedras Blancas To Point Sal From 10 To 60 Nm-
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
N winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 18 seconds.
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft.
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft.
Small Craft Advisory
Statement as of 2:17 PM PDT on March 10, 2014
... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 3 am PDT
* winds... northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts between 30
and 35 kt will continue through tonight.
* Seas... seas will range between 7 and 10 feet.
A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.
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
|Port San Luis, CA||57.9 °F|
|Monterey, CA||57.0 °F|
Open Sea Buoy Information
|Place||ID||Sea Temp||Wave Height|
|PT ARGUELLO 17NM West Northwest of Point Arguello, CA||46023|
|SANTA MARIA NM Northwest of Point Arguello, CA||46011||57 °F||8.86 ft|
|Diablo Canyon, CA||46215||60 °F||7.87 ft|
|CAPE SAN MARTIN 55NM West Northwest of Morro Bay, CA||46028||56 °F||11.81 ft|
|Click the Station ID for daily observations and history.|
C-MAN Station Information
|Place||ID||Water Temp||Wave Height|
|Point Arguello, CA||PTGC1|
|3 AM||9 AM||3 PM||9 PM||3 AM||9 AM||3 PM||9 PM|
|Port San Luis, Pacific Ocean, California:|
|2014-03-10||1:47 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.31|
|2014-03-10||8:32 PM PDT||High Tide||3.64|
|2014-03-11||1:26 AM PDT||Low Tide||2.31|
|2014-03-11||7:22 AM PDT||High Tide||4.66|
|2014-03-11||2:27 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.19|
|San Simeon, California:|
|2014-03-10||1:54 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.31|
|2014-03-10||8:40 PM PDT||High Tide||3.61|
|2014-03-11||1:33 AM PDT||Low Tide||2.31|
|2014-03-11||7:30 AM PDT||High Tide||4.62|
|2014-03-11||2:34 PM PDT||Low Tide||0.19|
|Point Piedras Blancas, California Current:|
|2014-03-10||11:25 AM PDT||Max Ebb||-0.66 knots|
|2014-03-10||3:27 PM PDT||Slack, Flood Begins||0.00 knots|
|2014-03-10||6:43 PM PDT||Max Flood||0.57 knots|
|2014-03-10||9:34 PM PDT||Slack, Ebb Begins||-0.00 knots|
|2014-03-11||12:36 AM PDT||Max Ebb||-0.36 knots|
|2014-03-11||3:31 AM PDT||Slack, Flood Begins||0.00 knots|
|2014-03-11||6:27 AM PDT||Max Flood||0.44 knots|
|2014-03-11||9:02 AM PDT||Slack, Ebb Begins||-0.00 knots|
|2014-03-11||12:20 PM PDT||Max Ebb||-0.70 knots|
|2014-03-11||4:13 PM PDT||Slack, Flood Begins||0.00 knots|
|2014-03-11||7:26 PM PDT||Max Flood||0.62 knots|
|Point San Luis, California Current:|
|2014-03-10||10:53 AM PDT||Max Ebb||-0.66 knots|
|2014-03-10||2:55 PM PDT||Slack, Flood Begins||0.00 knots|
|2014-03-10||6:11 PM PDT||Max Flood||0.57 knots|
|2014-03-10||9:02 PM PDT||Slack, Ebb Begins||-0.00 knots|
|2014-03-11||12:04 AM PDT||Max Ebb||-0.36 knots|
|2014-03-11||2:59 AM PDT||Slack, Flood Begins||0.00 knots|
|2014-03-11||5:55 AM PDT||Max Flood||0.44 knots|
|2014-03-11||8:30 AM PDT||Slack, Ebb Begins||-0.00 knots|
|2014-03-11||11:48 AM PDT||Max Ebb||-0.70 knots|
|2014-03-11||3:41 PM PDT||Slack, Flood Begins||0.00 knots|
|2014-03-11||6:54 PM PDT||Max Flood||0.62 knots|