Marine Weather for PZ 673

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 8:27 PM PDT on April 15, 2014
Channel including The Channel islands National marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 03z...or 8 PM PDT...a 1030 mb high was centered 600 nm W of Cape Mendocino...with weak low pres along the S California coast. Across the outer waters...moderate to locally strong NW winds will continue through late in the week. Locally moderate W to NW winds are expected across portions of the near shore waters through Wed.
Forecast as of 8:27 PM PDT on April 15, 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect through late Wednesday night
Waters From Pt. Sal To Santa Cruz Island Ca And Westward 60 Nm
Including San Miguel And Santa Rosa Islands-
Tonight
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
Wed Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.
Small Craft Advisory
Statement as of 8:36 PM PDT on April 15, 2014

...Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 3 am PDT Thursday...

* winds and seas...northwest winds 15 to 25 knots will continue through early Thursday morning. Local gusts to 35 knots will be possible tonight and Wednesday...strongest over the western portion and near Point Conception. Combined seas will build to 9 to 13 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Port San Luis, CA 55.0 °F
Santa Monica Pier 57.9 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
SANTA BARBARA W NM West of Santa Barbara, CA 46054 54 °F 8.53 ft
Harvest, CA 46218 52 °F 9.84 ft
South Santa Rosa Island, CA 46069 57 °F 9.19 ft
E SANTA BARBARA 12NM Southwest of Santa Barbara, CA 46053 59 °F 5.25 ft
Goleta Point, CA 46216 57 °F 3.61 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:  
2014-04-15 10:28 PM PDT High Tide 5.26
2014-04-16 5:12 AM PDT Low Tide -0.48
2014-04-16 11:24 AM PDT High Tide 3.85
2014-04-16 4:46 PM PDT Low Tide 1.23
2014-04-16 11:00 PM PDT High Tide 5.32
2014-04-17 5:55 AM PDT Low Tide -0.53
Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island, California:  
2014-04-15 10:34 PM PDT High Tide 5.31
2014-04-16 5:19 AM PDT Low Tide -0.44
2014-04-16 11:30 AM PDT High Tide 3.89
2014-04-16 4:53 PM PDT Low Tide 1.12
2014-04-16 11:06 PM PDT High Tide 5.37
2014-04-17 6:02 AM PDT Low Tide -0.48
Gaviota, California:  
2014-04-15 10:40 PM PDT High Tide 5.42
2014-04-16 5:22 AM PDT Low Tide -0.45
2014-04-16 11:36 AM PDT High Tide 3.97
2014-04-16 4:56 PM PDT Low Tide 1.15
2014-04-16 11:12 PM PDT High Tide 5.49
2014-04-17 6:05 AM PDT Low Tide -0.49
Oil Platform Harvest (Topex Project), California:  
2014-04-15 10:36 PM PDT High Tide 5.48
2014-04-16 5:23 AM PDT Low Tide -0.36
2014-04-16 11:39 AM PDT High Tide 3.84
2014-04-16 4:52 PM PDT Low Tide 1.42
2014-04-16 11:10 PM PDT High Tide 5.56
2014-04-17 6:07 AM PDT Low Tide -0.46
Point Arguello, California:  
2014-04-15 10:43 PM PDT High Tide 5.16
2014-04-16 5:28 AM PDT Low Tide -0.39
2014-04-16 11:52 AM PDT High Tide 3.76
2014-04-16 5:01 PM PDT Low Tide 1.40
2014-04-16 11:17 PM PDT High Tide 5.24
2014-04-17 6:12 AM PDT Low Tide -0.51

Currents Information

Date Time Current Type Speed
Point Arguello, California Current:  
2014-04-15 9:03 PM PDT Max Flood 0.64 knots
2014-04-15 11:57 PM PDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 3:07 AM PDT Max Ebb -0.97 knots
2014-04-16 6:47 AM PDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 9:46 AM PDT Max Flood 0.75 knots
2014-04-16 1:06 PM PDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 3:34 PM PDT Max Ebb -0.63 knots
2014-04-16 6:42 PM PDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 9:41 PM PDT Max Flood 0.60 knots
2014-04-17 12:30 AM PDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 3:49 AM PDT Max Ebb -0.98 knots
2014-04-17 7:29 AM PDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots