Channel Islands Harbor

Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

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

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February 28 ,2020


PZZ650-281200-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
815 PM PST Thu Feb 27 2020

.TONIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less becoming E 5 to 15 kt late.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI...Winds E 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to
3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Eastern portion,
W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined
seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
.SUN...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 25 to 35 kt in
the afternoon. Eastern portion, NW winds 10 to 20 kt becoming W
20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant
period 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
5 to 7 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft.

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