Channel Islands Harbor

Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

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

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March 30 ,2020


PZZ650-301030-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
850 PM PDT Sun Mar 29 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period
7 seconds.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
3 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at
7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming N 15 to
25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds
10 to 20 kt becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 4 to
6 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
.WED...Western portion, NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Eastern portion, N
winds 5 to 10 kt becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined
seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined
seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft.

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