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STORMSURF Hi-Res Regional Buoy Roundup - California
 
Created: Sun 01/17/2021 03:46Z           Scale: Winter
 
Notes: Buoys are listed from outside to inside, north to south. So buoy 46006 is 600 nmiles off the coast, 46005, 46002 and 46059 about 300 nmiles out and the rest are generally 20 nmiles off the coast or less. The color bar denotes estimated surf sizes. Outer buoy surf sizes do not account for swell decay as they propagate towards the coast and therefore should be reduced respective to the target break of interest. Color bars are set on 2 scales: Summer (May 1 - Aug 31) or Winter. Summer scale is green (less than 5 ft), red (5-10 ft) and black 10+ ft. The winter scale is green (less than 10 ft), red (10-20 ft) and black 20+ ft. Southern CA is always set on the summer scale. The symbol just left of the color bar denotes surf size trend (+ = rising, - = falling, ~ = steady). Current size is compared to the average of the last 5 readings (over 2.5 hrs for CDIP or 5 hrs for NOAA buoys). If the current size is greater or less than 12.5% of the average, the indicator is updated accordingly. Click buoy number to view details of previous readings. CDIP buoys (like 094) update every 1/2 hour, NOAA buoys (like 46059) every hour. This report updates 4 times per hour.
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Buoy ID Location Time/Date Surf 1 Prime Swell (hgt/per/dir) Surf 2 Secnd Swell (hgt/per/dir) Sea (hgt/per/dir) Chop Hgt/Dir
46066 SOUTH_KODIAK 11/23/2020 14:50Z 40.3 ft ~
28.8 ft @ 14.0 secs 22.3 ft 21.1 ft @ 10.6 secs 37.1 ft @ 14.7 secs 0.0 ft
166 OCEAN_STATION 12/15/2020 15:00Z 23.7 ft +
19.2 ft @ 12.4 secs - 263 degs 12.1 ft 13.6 ft @ 8.9 secs - 286 degs 25.4 ft @ 12.5 secs - 278 degs 4.4 ft - 274 degs
46006 SOUTHEAST_PAPA 01/17/2021 02:50Z 9.1 ft +
7.5 ft @ 12.1 secs 7.3 ft 3.4 ft @ 21.5 secs 10.3 ft @ 12.0 secs 1.5 ft
46005 WEST_WASHINGTON 01/17/2021 02:50Z 8.8 ft ~
7.8 ft @ 11.4 secs 6.0 ft 7.3 ft @ 8.1 secs 11.2 ft @ 10.8 secs 2.1 ft
46002 WEST_OREGON 01/17/2021 02:50Z 6.9 ft ~
5.6 ft @ 12.2 secs 4.3 ft 4.7 ft @ 9.2 secs 7.7 ft @ 12.8 secs 1.6 ft
46059 WEST_CALIFORNIA 01/17/2021 02:50Z 7.9 ft ~
6.1 ft @ 13.1 secs 5.2 ft 5.3 ft @ 10.0 secs 8.2 ft @ 13.7 secs 0.5 ft
036 GRAYS_HARBOR, 01/17/2021 03:00Z 8.4 ft ~
6.8 ft @ 12.5 secs - 253 degs 4.6 ft 5.1 ft @ 9.2 secs - 251 degs 9.2 ft @ 13.3 secs - 256 degs 1.2 ft - 190 degs
46050 STONEWALL_BANK 01/17/2021 02:50Z 10.3 ft -
7.8 ft @ 13.2 secs 7.1 ft 7.0 ft @ 10.1 secs 10.7 ft @ 12.8 secs 0.0 ft
139 UMPQUA_OFFSHORE, 01/17/2021 03:00Z 13.0 ft ~
9.9 ft @ 13.1 secs - 269 degs 6.3 ft 6.3 ft @ 9.9 secs - 258 degs 12.2 ft @ 12.5 secs - 274 degs 1.1 ft - 273 degs
168 HUMBOLDT_BAY 01/17/2021 03:00Z 14.3 ft ~
10.3 ft @ 13.8 secs - 277 degs 6.6 ft 6.2 ft @ 10.7 secs - 276 degs 12.4 ft @ 14.3 secs - 278 degs 1.9 ft - 310 degs
094 CAPE_MENDOCINO, 01/17/2021 03:00Z 13.0 ft ~
9.7 ft @ 13.4 secs - 281 degs 6.2 ft 6.3 ft @ 9.9 secs - 273 degs 12.6 ft @ 14.3 secs - 283 degs 3.6 ft - 266 degs
46014 POINT_ARENA 01/17/2021 02:50Z 14.1 ft ~
10.3 ft @ 13.7 secs 5.5 ft 5.4 ft @ 10.2 secs 12.6 ft @ 13.7 secs 1.7 ft
46013 BODEGA_BAY 01/17/2021 02:50Z 10.5 ft ~
7.6 ft @ 13.8 secs 5.0 ft 4.8 ft @ 10.2 secs 11.3 ft @ 14.7 secs 2.7 ft
029 POINT_REYES, 01/17/2021 03:00Z 11.4 ft ~
8.6 ft @ 13.3 secs - 279 degs 5.7 ft 3.3 ft @ 17.3 secs - 269 degs 11.9 ft @ 13.3 secs - 283 degs 3.4 ft - 320 degs
142 SAN_FRANCISCO 01/17/2021 02:30Z 10.9 ft ~
7.9 ft @ 13.7 secs - 272 degs 5.8 ft 3.4 ft @ 17.1 secs - 264 degs 10.0 ft @ 14.3 secs - 270 degs 2.2 ft - 287 degs
46012 HALF_MOON_BAY 01/17/2021 02:50Z 14.0 ft ~
10.3 ft @ 13.7 secs 6.3 ft 6.0 ft @ 10.4 secs 12.8 ft @ 12.0 secs 1.4 ft
46042 MONTEREY_BAY_W 01/17/2021 02:50Z 14.1 ft ~
10.1 ft @ 14.0 secs 4.7 ft 4.5 ft @ 10.4 secs 12.2 ft @ 14.7 secs 2.0 ft
185 MONTEREY_BAY 01/17/2021 03:00Z 14.5 ft ~
9.8 ft @ 14.9 secs - 285 degs 6.2 ft 5.2 ft @ 11.8 secs - 289 degs 12.9 ft @ 15.4 secs - 283 degs 3.3 ft - 326 degs
156 MONTEREY_CANYON 05/24/2016 21:26Z 1.3 ft -
2.1 ft @ 6.4 secs - 287 degs 1.0 ft 1.0 ft @ 9.6 secs - 269 degs 2.9 ft @ 6.7 secs - 284 degs 1.5 ft - 279 degs
157 POINT_SUR, 01/17/2021 03:00Z 9.4 ft -
7.3 ft @ 13.0 secs - 296 degs 5.6 ft 3.2 ft @ 17.8 secs - 282 degs 11.7 ft @ 15.4 secs - 283 degs 2.8 ft - 325 degs
46028 CAPE_SAN_MARTIN 01/09/2021 23:50Z 8.9 ft -
6.5 ft @ 13.6 secs 5.3 ft 5.3 ft @ 10.0 secs 9.2 ft @ 13.7 secs 1.7 ft
076 DIABLO_CANYON, 01/17/2021 02:30Z 8.2 ft ~
5.2 ft @ 15.7 secs - 250 degs 5.2 ft 4.3 ft @ 12.2 secs - 263 degs 8.2 ft @ 15.4 secs - 252 degs 1.7 ft - 294 degs
46011 SANTA_MARIA 01/17/2021 02:50Z 12.0 ft ~
7.7 ft @ 15.6 secs 6.6 ft 5.3 ft @ 12.5 secs 10.0 ft @ 15.9 secs 0.9 ft
222 SANTA_LUCIA 01/17/2021 03:00Z 12.7 ft ~
8.1 ft @ 15.6 secs - 289 degs 7.8 ft 6.2 ft @ 12.6 secs - 285 degs 11.9 ft @ 15.4 secs - 293 degs 2.9 ft - 320 degs
071 HARVEST,_CA 01/17/2021 03:00Z 13.1 ft ~
8.0 ft @ 16.4 secs - 294 degs 10.3 ft 7.7 ft @ 13.3 secs - 288 degs 12.9 ft @ 16.7 secs - 296 degs 2.9 ft - 321 degs
46054 W_SANTA_BARBARA 01/17/2021 02:50Z 13.8 ft ~
8.8 ft @ 15.6 secs 5.1 ft 4.3 ft @ 11.9 secs 11.7 ft @ 15.9 secs 2.3 ft
46053 E_SANTA_BARBARA 01/17/2021 02:50Z 7.5 ft ~
4.9 ft @ 15.4 secs 3.8 ft 3.2 ft @ 11.9 secs 7.1 ft @ 15.9 secs 1.1 ft
46069 S_SANTA_ROSA_ISLAND 01/17/2021 02:50Z 12.0 ft ~
7.7 ft @ 15.7 secs 4.9 ft 4.1 ft @ 11.9 secs 9.8 ft @ 15.9 secs 1.1 ft
46025 SANTA_MONICA_BASIN 01/17/2021 02:50Z 4.5 ft ~
2.7 ft @ 16.3 secs 3.8 ft 3.0 ft @ 12.8 secs 4.8 ft @ 15.9 secs 0.8 ft
067 SAN_NICOLAS 01/17/2021 03:00Z 12.3 ft +
7.8 ft @ 15.8 secs - 296 degs 6.5 ft 3.5 ft @ 18.8 secs - 287 degs 10.9 ft @ 16.7 secs - 295 degs 2.5 ft - 310 degs
46047 TANNER_BANKS 01/17/2021 02:50Z 9.1 ft ~
6.1 ft @ 14.9 secs 5.4 ft 3.0 ft @ 18.1 secs 8.9 ft @ 14.7 secs 1.6 ft
46086 SAN_CLEMENTE_BASIN 01/17/2021 02:50Z 6.5 ft ~
3.9 ft @ 16.7 secs 3.2 ft 2.4 ft @ 13.1 secs 4.8 ft @ 17.2 secs 0.0 ft
111 ANACAPA_PASSAGE, 05/12/2019 20:54Z 3.3 ft +
1.9 ft @ 17.3 secs - 188 degs 1.8 ft 1.3 ft @ 14.1 secs - 192 degs 2.7 ft @ 18.2 secs - 189 degs 1.0 ft - 255 degs
028 SANTA_MONICA 01/17/2021 03:00Z 4.1 ft ~
2.5 ft @ 16.3 secs - 266 degs 2.4 ft 1.9 ft @ 12.4 secs - 257 degs 3.9 ft @ 16.7 secs - 269 degs 0.9 ft - 260 degs
043 CAMP_PENDLETON 07/27/2019 15:02Z 3.4 ft ~
2.3 ft @ 14.7 secs - 211 degs 1.3 ft 1.2 ft @ 10.6 secs - 211 degs 3.5 ft @ 15.4 secs - 215 degs 1.2 ft - 259 degs
045 OCEANSIDE_OFFSHORE, 01/17/2021 03:00Z 2.0 ft ~
1.4 ft @ 14.8 secs - 255 degs 1.6 ft 1.4 ft @ 11.2 secs - 253 degs 2.7 ft @ 14.3 secs - 251 degs 0.7 ft - 258 degs
100 TORREY_PINES 01/17/2021 03:00Z 3.9 ft ~
2.2 ft @ 17.8 secs - 255 degs 3.3 ft 2.3 ft @ 14.2 secs - 278 degs 4.0 ft @ 15.4 secs - 278 degs 0.7 ft - 264 degs
191 POINT_LOMA 01/17/2021 03:00Z 4.5 ft ~
2.5 ft @ 17.9 secs - 269 degs 4.0 ft 2.9 ft @ 13.8 secs - 272 degs 4.6 ft @ 18.2 secs - 263 degs 0.8 ft - 255 degs

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