Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

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

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May 23 ,2022


PZZ650-240415-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
213 PM PDT Mon May 23 2022

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W winds 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10
seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9
seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W winds 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8
seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W winds 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft.