Channel Islands Harbor

Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

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

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December 11 ,2019


PZZ650-112315-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
905 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Western portion, E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt
late. Eastern portion, E winds 5 to 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 15 to 25 kt becoming 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming E after
midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds,
building to 5 to 7 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant
period 18 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft.

Kj/Kittell