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STORMSURF Hi-Res Regional Buoy Roundup - North_California
 
Created: Mon 02/27/2017 09:47Z           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.
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 02/28/2017 09:00Z 5.8 ft ~
4.3 ft @ 13.5 secs 4.0 ft 4.1 ft @ 9.9 secs 7.4 ft @ 13.7 secs 2.4 ft
166 OCEAN_STATION 02/28/2017 08:03Z 5.7 ft ~
6.8 ft @ 8.4 secs - 320 degs 5.3 ft 4.0 ft @ 13.4 secs - 280 degs 10.1 ft @ 8.3 secs - 325 degs 3.3 ft - 299 degs
46006 SOUTHEAST_PAPA 02/28/2017 09:00Z 6.1 ft ~
6.1 ft @ 10.1 secs 4.6 ft 3.5 ft @ 13.1 secs 8.2 ft @ 10.0 secs 2.1 ft
46005 WEST_WASHINGTON 01/01/2017 17:00Z 19.9 ft ~
14.5 ft @ 13.7 secs 13.9 ft 13.1 ft @ 10.6 secs 21.0 ft @ 13.7 secs 1.4 ft
46002 WEST_OREGON 02/28/2017 09:00Z 7.6 ft ~
7.5 ft @ 10.1 secs 7.0 ft 5.1 ft @ 13.7 secs 10.9 ft @ 10.8 secs 2.7 ft
46059 WEST_CALIFORNIA 02/28/2017 09:00Z 7.3 ft ~
6.7 ft @ 10.8 secs 4.4 ft 3.0 ft @ 14.6 secs 8.7 ft @ 11.4 secs 2.1 ft
036 GRAYS_HARBOR, 02/28/2017 09:25Z 4.7 ft ~
5.4 ft @ 8.7 secs - 286 degs 4.4 ft 3.2 ft @ 13.8 secs - 280 degs 8.6 ft @ 9.9 secs - 285 degs 3.4 ft - 302 degs
46050 STONEWALL_BANK 02/28/2017 09:00Z 6.8 ft ~
6.7 ft @ 10.1 secs 4.8 ft 3.6 ft @ 13.3 secs 9.2 ft @ 10.8 secs 2.4 ft
139 UMPQUA_OFFSHORE, 02/28/2017 09:18Z 7.7 ft ~
7.6 ft @ 10.0 secs - 313 degs 6.2 ft 4.6 ft @ 13.4 secs - 300 degs 10.9 ft @ 9.9 secs - 313 degs 3.0 ft - 291 degs
168 HUMBOLDT_BAY 02/28/2017 09:25Z 6.9 ft ~
5.7 ft @ 12.2 secs - 318 degs 5.6 ft 6.3 ft @ 8.9 secs - 324 degs 9.8 ft @ 11.8 secs - 326 degs 2.2 ft - 301 degs
094 CAPE_MENDOCINO, 02/28/2017 09:26Z 6.9 ft -
4.8 ft @ 14.6 secs - 299 degs 6.5 ft 5.9 ft @ 11.0 secs - 316 degs 10.0 ft @ 14.3 secs - 297 degs 2.3 ft - 330 degs
46014 POINT_ARENA 02/28/2017 09:00Z 7.8 ft ~
5.7 ft @ 13.7 secs 6.6 ft 6.4 ft @ 10.3 secs 9.3 ft @ 11.4 secs 2.0 ft
46013 BODEGA_BAY 02/28/2017 09:00Z 5.8 ft -
4.2 ft @ 13.9 secs 5.0 ft 4.8 ft @ 10.5 secs 7.4 ft @ 10.8 secs 2.3 ft
029 POINT_REYES, 02/28/2017 09:25Z 7.2 ft ~
5.5 ft @ 13.1 secs - 318 degs 5.4 ft 5.5 ft @ 9.9 secs - 324 degs 9.3 ft @ 11.1 secs - 325 degs 2.9 ft - 325 degs
142 SAN_FRANCISCO 01/25/2017 23:24Z 4.4 ft ~
3.9 ft @ 11.1 secs - 275 degs 2.8 ft 3.6 ft @ 7.6 secs - 278 degs 6.4 ft @ 11.8 secs - 270 degs 1.8 ft - 292 degs
46012 HALF_MOON_BAY 02/28/2017 09:00Z 6.8 ft ~
5.0 ft @ 13.6 secs 4.9 ft 4.9 ft @ 10.1 secs 8.8 ft @ 12.8 secs 2.9 ft
46042 MONTEREY_BAY_W 02/28/2017 09:00Z 7.3 ft +
5.3 ft @ 13.6 secs 4.8 ft 4.8 ft @ 10.0 secs 9.1 ft @ 12.0 secs 2.8 ft
185 MONTEREY_BAY 02/28/2017 09:33Z 5.7 ft ~
3.7 ft @ 15.4 secs - 297 degs 4.2 ft 3.5 ft @ 12.2 secs - 313 degs 8.3 ft @ 15.4 secs - 301 degs 3.1 ft - 324 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, 02/28/2017 09:26Z 6.3 ft +
4.2 ft @ 14.9 secs - 295 degs 4.3 ft 4.3 ft @ 10.2 secs - 315 degs 8.4 ft @ 14.3 secs - 300 degs 3.3 ft - 329 degs
46028 CAPE_SAN_MARTIN 02/28/2017 09:00Z 6.3 ft ~
5.0 ft @ 12.6 secs 4.7 ft 5.2 ft @ 8.9 secs 9.4 ft @ 12.0 secs 3.1 ft
076 DIABLO_CANYON, 02/28/2017 09:22Z 3.9 ft ~
2.5 ft @ 15.5 secs - 258 degs 2.2 ft 3.3 ft @ 6.7 secs - 295 degs 5.1 ft @ 15.4 secs - 261 degs 1.7 ft - 290 degs
46011 SANTA_MARIA 02/28/2017 09:00Z 6.4 ft ~
4.2 ft @ 15.3 secs 5.3 ft 7.8 ft @ 6.8 secs 9.7 ft @ 7.7 secs 2.6 ft
222 SANTA_LUCIA 02/28/2017 09:32Z 6.1 ft ~
4.1 ft @ 14.8 secs - 307 degs 4.9 ft 6.7 ft @ 7.3 secs - 321 degs 9.7 ft @ 7.1 secs - 317 degs 3.1 ft - 334 degs

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