Channel Islands Harbor

Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

Santa Barbara Channel / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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October 16 ,2018


PZZ650-160445-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
210 PM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant
period 17 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft.