Channel Islands Harbor

Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

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

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January 22 ,2020


PZZ650-230700-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
1245 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt early,
becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15
kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 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 3 to 5 ft at
12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft
at 12 seconds.
.FRI...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at
12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt with
local gusts to 25 kt, becoming variable 10 kt or less after
midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 10 kt in the evening,
becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft
at 16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest western portion.
Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt.
Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.

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