Channel Islands Harbor

Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

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

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January 25 ,2021


PZZ650-251115-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
912 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas
7 to 10 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 45 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 8 seconds.
Chance of showers and slight chance of tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 45 kt, becoming
20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt after midnight. Combined seas 12 to
15 ft dominant period 10 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 12 ft dominant
period 14 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of showers.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming 10 to
20 kt with gusts to 25 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft
dominant period 14 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft dominant period
15 seconds in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SE
after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 14
seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Rain likely in the morning, then
rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
5 to 7 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Rain likely.
.THU...SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft.
Chance of rain.

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