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STORMSURF Hi-Res Regional Buoy Roundup - California
 
Created: Sat 07/21/2018 16:17Z           Scale: Summer
 
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.
Buoy Map

 

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 07/22/2018 15:00Z 2.2 ft ~
3.3 ft @ 6.5 secs 1.8 ft 1.1 ft @ 16.5 secs 4.0 ft @ 6.2 secs 1.6 ft
166 OCEAN_STATION 10/05/2017 17:41Z 6.8 ft -
5.9 ft @ 11.5 secs - 267 degs 4.1 ft 5.2 ft @ 7.9 secs - 258 degs 9.5 ft @ 11.8 secs - 269 degs 2.8 ft - 239 degs
46006 SOUTHEAST_PAPA 09/07/2017 18:00Z 3.9 ft -
3.4 ft @ 11.5 secs 3.2 ft 1.9 ft @ 17.2 secs 5.5 ft @ 12.0 secs 2.0 ft
46005 WEST_WASHINGTON 07/22/2018 16:00Z 3.1 ft ~
1.8 ft @ 17.3 secs 2.7 ft 4.2 ft @ 6.4 secs 5.3 ft @ 6.2 secs 2.5 ft
46002 WEST_OREGON 07/22/2018 16:00Z 4.5 ft +
6.6 ft @ 6.8 secs 2.2 ft 1.3 ft @ 17.5 secs 7.5 ft @ 7.7 secs 3.0 ft
46059 WEST_CALIFORNIA 07/22/2018 16:00Z 5.9 ft -
7.1 ft @ 8.4 secs 2.7 ft 1.7 ft @ 16.0 secs 9.3 ft @ 9.1 secs 3.1 ft
036 GRAYS_HARBOR, 07/22/2018 16:12Z 2.1 ft ~
3.2 ft @ 6.7 secs - 296 degs 1.1 ft 0.6 ft @ 17.4 secs - 231 degs 3.9 ft @ 7.1 secs - 298 degs 2.0 ft - 296 degs
46050 STONEWALL_BANK 07/22/2018 16:00Z 3.7 ft ~
5.0 ft @ 7.4 secs 1.4 ft 0.9 ft @ 16.4 secs 6.4 ft @ 8.3 secs 2.7 ft
139 UMPQUA_OFFSHORE, 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.3 ft ~
4.4 ft @ 7.4 secs - 324 degs 1.8 ft 1.0 ft @ 17.9 secs - 214 degs 6.4 ft @ 7.7 secs - 324 degs 3.3 ft - 303 degs
168 HUMBOLDT_BAY 07/22/2018 16:12Z 4.8 ft ~
6.0 ft @ 8.0 secs - 333 degs 1.3 ft 0.8 ft @ 16.3 secs - 237 degs 7.0 ft @ 8.3 secs - 335 degs 1.9 ft - 325 degs
094 CAPE_MENDOCINO, 07/22/2018 16:12Z 4.0 ft -
4.7 ft @ 8.5 secs - 327 degs 3.6 ft 2.2 ft @ 16.6 secs - 191 degs 6.4 ft @ 9.1 secs - 332 degs 2.0 ft - 266 degs
46014 POINT_ARENA 07/22/2018 16:00Z 4.0 ft ~
4.4 ft @ 9.2 secs 2.4 ft 1.5 ft @ 16.1 secs 5.1 ft @ 10.0 secs 1.0 ft
46013 BODEGA_BAY 07/22/2018 16:00Z 3.9 ft ~
4.2 ft @ 9.3 secs 3.6 ft 2.1 ft @ 17.0 secs 5.7 ft @ 9.1 secs 1.0 ft
029 POINT_REYES, 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.6 ft ~
3.9 ft @ 9.3 secs - 329 degs 3.6 ft 2.1 ft @ 17.2 secs - 203 degs 5.6 ft @ 9.9 secs - 329 degs 1.4 ft - 270 degs
142 SAN_FRANCISCO 07/22/2018 16:12Z 2.9 ft ~
1.7 ft @ 17.0 secs - 234 degs 2.0 ft 1.5 ft @ 13.6 secs - 223 degs 3.3 ft @ 16.7 secs - 235 degs 1.0 ft - 263 degs
46012 HALF_MOON_BAY 07/22/2018 15:00Z 3.0 ft -
3.4 ft @ 8.8 secs 2.6 ft 1.6 ft @ 16.2 secs 4.4 ft @ 10.0 secs 1.1 ft
46042 MONTEREY_BAY_W 07/22/2018 15:00Z 3.9 ft +
2.3 ft @ 16.7 secs 3.0 ft 3.2 ft @ 9.5 secs 4.9 ft @ 17.2 secs 1.1 ft
185 MONTEREY_BAY 07/22/2018 16:12Z 4.2 ft ~
2.5 ft @ 17.3 secs - 204 degs 2.8 ft 3.0 ft @ 9.3 secs - 311 degs 4.9 ft @ 18.2 secs - 196 degs 1.1 ft - 287 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, 07/22/2018 16:12Z 4.3 ft +
2.5 ft @ 17.2 secs - 212 degs 3.0 ft 3.0 ft @ 10.0 secs - 302 degs 4.9 ft @ 18.2 secs - 210 degs 1.4 ft - 285 degs
46028 CAPE_SAN_MARTIN 07/22/2018 15:00Z 4.1 ft ~
4.2 ft @ 9.7 secs 3.3 ft 2.0 ft @ 16.4 secs 5.2 ft @ 10.0 secs 0.6 ft
076 DIABLO_CANYON, 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.3 ft ~
2.0 ft @ 16.2 secs - 219 degs 1.7 ft 1.7 ft @ 10.2 secs - 286 degs 3.3 ft @ 15.4 secs - 219 degs 0.8 ft - 277 degs
46011 SANTA_MARIA 07/22/2018 15:00Z 3.5 ft ~
2.1 ft @ 16.3 secs 3.2 ft 3.3 ft @ 9.7 secs 4.5 ft @ 10.8 secs 0.7 ft
222 SANTA_LUCIA 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.8 ft ~
2.2 ft @ 17.2 secs - 196 degs 3.4 ft 3.5 ft @ 9.9 secs - 326 degs 5.0 ft @ 9.9 secs - 326 degs 1.0 ft - 288 degs
071 HARVEST,_CA 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.8 ft ~
3.7 ft @ 10.3 secs - 316 degs 3.1 ft 1.9 ft @ 16.3 secs - 209 degs 5.3 ft @ 10.5 secs - 317 degs 1.8 ft - 333 degs
46054 W_SANTA_BARBARA 07/22/2018 15:00Z 3.1 ft ~
1.9 ft @ 16.6 secs 3.1 ft 3.1 ft @ 9.8 secs 4.9 ft @ 10.8 secs 2.5 ft
46069 S_SANTA_ROSA_ISLAND 07/22/2018 15:00Z 3.8 ft ~
3.7 ft @ 10.4 secs 3.5 ft 2.1 ft @ 16.9 secs 5.4 ft @ 10.8 secs 2.3 ft
46025 SANTA_MONICA_BASIN 07/22/2018 15:00Z 2.2 ft -
1.4 ft @ 16.1 secs 1.4 ft 1.1 ft @ 12.7 secs 2.9 ft @ 14.7 secs 1.6 ft
067 SAN_NICOLAS 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.7 ft ~
2.2 ft @ 17.2 secs - 208 degs 3.4 ft 3.3 ft @ 10.4 secs - 308 degs 5.3 ft @ 11.1 secs - 309 degs 1.9 ft - 313 degs
46047 TANNER_BANKS 07/22/2018 15:00Z 3.7 ft -
2.3 ft @ 16.1 secs 3.1 ft 2.4 ft @ 12.9 secs 4.3 ft @ 15.9 secs 1.3 ft
46086 SAN_CLEMENTE_BASIN 07/22/2018 15:00Z 4.3 ft +
2.6 ft @ 16.5 secs 1.8 ft 1.4 ft @ 12.5 secs 3.8 ft @ 17.2 secs 1.5 ft
111 ANACAPA_PASSAGE, 07/22/2018 16:12Z 1.4 ft -
0.8 ft @ 17.7 secs - 188 degs 1.3 ft 0.9 ft @ 14.0 secs - 195 degs 2.8 ft @ 18.2 secs - 191 degs 1.9 ft - 264 degs
028 SANTA_MONICA 07/22/2018 16:12Z 2.4 ft -
1.6 ft @ 15.1 secs - 204 degs 1.7 ft 0.9 ft @ 18.7 secs - 203 degs 3.1 ft @ 15.4 secs - 209 degs 1.5 ft - 266 degs
043 CAMP_PENDLETON 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.9 ft ~
2.3 ft @ 17.3 secs - 211 degs 2.2 ft 1.5 ft @ 14.0 secs - 210 degs 3.2 ft @ 18.2 secs - 212 degs 1.3 ft - 271 degs
045 OCEANSIDE_OFFSHORE, 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.0 ft ~
1.7 ft @ 17.3 secs - 198 degs 1.8 ft 1.3 ft @ 13.6 secs - 206 degs 3.1 ft @ 18.2 secs - 197 degs 1.4 ft - 278 degs
100 TORREY_PINES 07/22/2018 16:12Z 3.2 ft ~
1.9 ft @ 16.5 secs - 205 degs 1.5 ft 1.1 ft @ 13.0 secs - 214 degs 3.1 ft @ 16.7 secs - 206 degs 1.3 ft - 288 degs
191 POINT_LOMA 07/22/2018 16:12Z 4.2 ft ~
2.5 ft @ 17.1 secs - 194 degs 2.4 ft 1.7 ft @ 14.1 secs - 206 degs 3.5 ft @ 18.2 secs - 187 degs 1.5 ft - 286 degs

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