Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

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

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January 26 ,2022


PZZ650-262315-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
906 AM PST Wed Jan 26 2022

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...Eastern portion, NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Western portion, E
winds around 10 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period
13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW 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 13 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft.