Ocean Conditions

Current National Weather Service Forecast

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

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October 15 ,2021


PZZ650-160545-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
214 PM PDT Fri Oct 15 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT...Eastern portion, E winds 20 to 25 kt becoming S 5 to 10 kt by
the afternoon. Western portion, SE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NW by
the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Combined
seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming N
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog.

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