Marine Weather for PZ 676

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 9:00 am PDT on September 18, 2014
Channel including The Channel islands National marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 15z...or 8 am PDT...a 1004 mb low pressure system was centered 500 nm NW of Point Conception...and 1003 mb thermal low was near Las Vegas. Across the outer waters...moderate NW winds will continue through late in the week. Across the inner waters...moderate W to NW flow is expected through tonight... with steep short period seas.
Forecast as of 9:00 am PDT on September 18, 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect through late tonight
Outer Waters From Santa Cruz Island To San Clemente Island To 60 Nm
Offshore Including San Nicolas And Santa Barbara Islands-
Today
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Tonight
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt...becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft and SW 3 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sun And Mon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft and SW 3 ft.
Small Craft Advisory
Statement as of 9:01 AM PDT on September 18, 2014

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

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous sea conditions will exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Santa Monica Pier 73.0 °F
Los Angeles, CA 66.9 °F
Port San Luis, CA 62.1 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
San Nicolas Island North, CA 46238 68 °F 3.61 ft
South Santa Rosa Island, CA 46069 70 °F 6.23 ft
San Nicolas Island, CA 46219 68 °F 6.56 ft
Santa Monica Basin 33NM West Southwest of Santa Monica, CA 46025 71 °F 4.92 ft
Santa Monica Bay, CA 46221 68 °F 4.92 ft
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Bechers Bay, Santa Rosa Island, California:  
2014-09-18 1:11 PM PDT Low Tide 2.55
2014-09-18 7:03 PM PDT High Tide 4.65
2014-09-19 1:58 AM PDT Low Tide 0.59
2014-09-19 8:28 AM PDT High Tide 4.12
2014-09-19 1:53 PM PDT Low Tide 2.18
2014-09-19 7:47 PM PDT High Tide 4.80
Prisoners Harbor, Santa Cruz Island, California:  
2014-09-18 1:10 PM PDT Low Tide 2.23
2014-09-18 7:01 PM PDT High Tide 4.50
2014-09-19 1:57 AM PDT Low Tide 0.51
2014-09-19 8:26 AM PDT High Tide 3.98
2014-09-19 1:52 PM PDT Low Tide 1.91
2014-09-19 7:45 PM PDT High Tide 4.64
San Nicolas Island, California:  
2014-09-18 1:05 PM PDT Low Tide 2.18
2014-09-18 6:46 PM PDT High Tide 4.40
2014-09-19 1:52 AM PDT Low Tide 0.50
2014-09-19 8:11 AM PDT High Tide 3.89
2014-09-19 1:47 PM PDT Low Tide 1.87
2014-09-19 7:30 PM PDT High Tide 4.54
Santa Barbara Island, California:  
2014-09-18 12:48 PM PDT Low Tide 2.28
2014-09-18 6:34 PM PDT High Tide 4.60
2014-09-19 1:35 AM PDT Low Tide 0.52
2014-09-19 7:59 AM PDT High Tide 4.07
2014-09-19 1:30 PM PDT Low Tide 1.95
2014-09-19 7:18 PM PDT High Tide 4.75
Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island, California:  
2014-09-18 12:41 PM PDT Low Tide 2.33
2014-09-18 6:33 PM PDT High Tide 4.70
2014-09-19 1:28 AM PDT Low Tide 0.54
2014-09-19 7:58 AM PDT High Tide 4.16
2014-09-19 1:23 PM PDT Low Tide 1.99
2014-09-19 7:17 PM PDT High Tide 4.85