Marine Weather for PZ 673

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 8:20 PM PDT on October 19, 2014
Gale watch in effect from late Monday night through late Tuesday night
Waters From Pt. Sal To Santa Cruz Island Ca And Westward 60 Nm
Including San Miguel And Santa Rosa Islands-
Tonight
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds becoming NW 5 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog and drizzle after midnight.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 18 seconds...building to 10 to 11 ft at 17 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt...with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
Tue Night
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds...subsiding to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt...becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft.
Gale Watch
Statement as of 8:20 PM PDT on October 19, 2014

...Gale watch remains in effect from late Monday night through late Tuesday night...

* winds...northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts 35 to 40 kt are expected when winds are strongest...especially Tuesday.

* Seas...combined seas of 11 to 14 feet with periods around 14 seconds are expected when waves are largest...especially Tuesday.

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A gale watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to 47 knots are probable in the near future...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.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Port San Luis, CA 66.0 °F
Santa Monica Pier 70.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
SANTA BARBARA W NM West of Santa Barbara, CA 46054 68 °F 5.91 ft
Harvest, CA 46218 67 °F 5.91 ft
South Santa Rosa Island, CA 46069 69 °F 6.56 ft
E SANTA BARBARA 12NM Southwest of Santa Barbara, CA 46053 68 °F
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Goleta Point, CA 46216 70 °F 3.94 ft
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Point Arguello, CA PTGC1
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Bechers Bay, Santa Rosa Island, California:  
2014-10-20 2:08 AM PDT Low Tide 1.02
2014-10-20 8:29 AM PDT High Tide 4.83
2014-10-20 2:41 PM PDT Low Tide 1.13
2014-10-20 8:38 PM PDT High Tide 4.38
2014-10-21 2:34 AM PDT Low Tide 1.10
2014-10-21 8:51 AM PDT High Tide 5.08
Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island, California:  
2014-10-20 2:15 AM PDT Low Tide 0.93
2014-10-20 8:35 AM PDT High Tide 4.88
2014-10-20 2:48 PM PDT Low Tide 1.03
2014-10-20 8:44 PM PDT High Tide 4.43
2014-10-21 2:41 AM PDT Low Tide 1.00
2014-10-21 8:57 AM PDT High Tide 5.13
Gaviota, California:  
2014-10-20 2:18 AM PDT Low Tide 0.95
2014-10-20 8:41 AM PDT High Tide 4.99
2014-10-20 2:51 PM PDT Low Tide 1.05
2014-10-20 8:50 PM PDT High Tide 4.52
2014-10-21 2:44 AM PDT Low Tide 1.02
Oil Platform Harvest (Topex Project), California:  
2014-10-20 2:16 AM PDT Low Tide 1.09
2014-10-20 8:32 AM PDT High Tide 4.91
2014-10-20 2:49 PM PDT Low Tide 1.10
2014-10-20 8:45 PM PDT High Tide 4.37
2014-10-21 2:43 AM PDT Low Tide 1.23
2014-10-21 8:54 AM PDT High Tide 5.15
Point Arguello, California:  
2014-10-20 2:11 AM PDT Low Tide 0.97
2014-10-20 8:37 AM PDT High Tide 4.72
2014-10-20 2:48 PM PDT Low Tide 1.07
2014-10-20 8:51 PM PDT High Tide 4.20
2014-10-21 2:40 AM PDT Low Tide 1.10
2014-10-21 9:01 AM PDT High Tide 4.94

Currents Information

Date Time Current Type Speed
Point Arguello, California Current:  
2014-10-19 9:08 PM PDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-10-19 11:53 PM PDT Max Ebb -0.59 knots
2014-10-20 3:38 AM PDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-10-20 6:38 AM PDT Max Flood 0.58 knots
2014-10-20 9:33 AM PDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-10-20 12:21 PM PDT Max Ebb -0.64 knots
2014-10-20 4:09 PM PDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-10-20 7:03 PM PDT Max Flood 0.57 knots
2014-10-20 9:57 PM PDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-10-21 12:36 AM PDT Max Ebb -0.60 knots
2014-10-21 4:17 AM PDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-10-21 7:10 AM PDT Max Flood 0.59 knots