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STORMSURF Hi-Res Regional Buoy Roundup - North_California
 
Created: Tue 05/21/2024 07:16Z           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 05/21/2024 06:20Z 3.3 ft ~
3.3 ft @ 10.1 secs 3.2 ft 1.9 ft @ 16.3 secs 4.7 ft @ 10.8 secs 1.6 ft
166 OCEAN_STATION 06/21/2023 18:30Z 2.3 ft ~
2.5 ft @ 9.1 secs - 240 degs 1.9 ft 1.4 ft @ 13.3 secs - 179 degs 4.2 ft @ 8.3 secs - 247 degs 2.2 ft - 216 degs
46006 SOUTHEAST_PAPA 05/21/2024 06:20Z 4.2 ft ~
2.6 ft @ 16.2 secs 2.6 ft 1.3 ft @ 19.7 secs 4.1 ft @ 15.9 secs 1.0 ft
46005 WEST_WASHINGTON 05/21/2024 06:20Z 4.1 ft ~
2.5 ft @ 16.4 secs 1.9 ft 1.4 ft @ 12.9 secs 3.9 ft @ 17.2 secs 1.8 ft
46002 WEST_OREGON 09/24/2023 16:50Z 3.8 ft ~
4.9 ft @ 7.7 secs 3.0 ft 2.2 ft @ 13.9 secs 7.2 ft @ 7.1 secs 2.9 ft
46059 WEST_CALIFORNIA 05/21/2024 06:50Z 5.7 ft ~
7.0 ft @ 8.1 secs 2.5 ft 1.7 ft @ 14.3 secs 8.7 ft @ 8.3 secs 2.9 ft
036 GRAYS_HARBOR, 05/21/2024 06:30Z 2.5 ft ~
1.6 ft @ 16.3 secs - 232 degs 1.8 ft 2.4 ft @ 7.3 secs - 293 degs 3.9 ft @ 16.7 secs - 226 degs 1.9 ft - 306 degs
46050 STONEWALL_BANK 05/21/2024 06:20Z 3.0 ft -
3.8 ft @ 7.9 secs 2.8 ft 1.7 ft @ 16.3 secs 5.7 ft @ 8.3 secs 2.6 ft
139 UMPQUA_OFFSHORE, 05/21/2024 06:00Z 2.9 ft ~
1.8 ft @ 16.1 secs - 226 degs 2.6 ft 3.2 ft @ 8.1 secs - 315 degs 5.4 ft @ 8.3 secs - 320 degs 2.9 ft - 265 degs
168 HUMBOLDT_BAY 05/21/2024 06:00Z 8.6 ft ~
9.6 ft @ 8.9 secs - 334 degs 0.0 ft 0.0 ft @ 0.0 secs - 0 degs 11.8 ft @ 9.1 secs - 337 degs 3.3 ft - 329 degs
094 CAPE_MENDOCINO, 05/21/2024 06:30Z 9.6 ft ~
10.8 ft @ 8.9 secs - 337 degs 3.6 ft 2.1 ft @ 16.9 secs - 220 degs 12.6 ft @ 9.1 secs - 335 degs 3.6 ft - 333 degs
46014 POINT_ARENA 05/21/2024 06:20Z 9.4 ft ~
10.8 ft @ 8.7 secs 2.4 ft 1.6 ft @ 15.6 secs 12.7 ft @ 9.1 secs 2.8 ft
46013 BODEGA_BAY 05/21/2024 06:20Z 7.8 ft -
8.2 ft @ 9.5 secs 0.0 ft 0.0 ft @ 0.0 secs 10.8 ft @ 10.8 secs 3.0 ft
029 POINT_REYES, 05/21/2024 06:30Z 10.5 ft ~
10.3 ft @ 10.2 secs - 320 degs 0.0 ft 0.0 ft @ 0.0 secs - 0 degs 13.2 ft @ 9.9 secs - 324 degs 3.8 ft - 320 degs
142 SAN_FRANCISCO 05/21/2024 06:00Z 4.7 ft ~
4.8 ft @ 9.8 secs - 289 degs 4.2 ft 2.4 ft @ 17.3 secs - 237 degs 7.0 ft @ 11.1 secs - 289 degs 2.2 ft - 279 degs
46012 HALF_MOON_BAY 02/27/2023 22:40Z 7.7 ft ~
7.3 ft @ 10.6 secs 5.0 ft 6.7 ft @ 7.4 secs 10.8 ft @ 12.0 secs 3.1 ft
46042 MONTEREY_BAY_W 11/25/2023 03:50Z 6.9 ft -
6.8 ft @ 10.0 secs 4.7 ft 2.4 ft @ 19.2 secs 8.8 ft @ 10.8 secs 1.8 ft
185 MONTEREY_BAY 01/23/2023 01:30Z 12.6 ft ~
9.4 ft @ 13.4 secs - 300 degs 8.5 ft 8.3 ft @ 10.1 secs - 310 degs 14.2 ft @ 14.3 secs - 297 degs 3.4 ft - 329 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
254 POINT_SANTA 09/02/2023 23:30Z 4.3 ft ~
2.5 ft @ 17.1 secs - 192 degs 1.5 ft 0.7 ft @ 20.4 secs - 197 degs 3.3 ft @ 16.7 secs - 191 degs 0.9 ft - 250 degs
157 POINT_SUR, 05/21/2024 06:00Z 8.0 ft ~
7.8 ft @ 10.2 secs - 312 degs 4.7 ft 2.8 ft @ 16.9 secs - 195 degs 9.9 ft @ 11.1 secs - 314 degs 2.6 ft - 309 degs
46028 CAPE_SAN_MARTIN 05/21/2024 06:20Z 6.1 ft ~
5.8 ft @ 10.4 secs 4.4 ft 2.5 ft @ 17.7 secs 8.4 ft @ 11.4 secs 2.7 ft
076 DIABLO_CANYON, 05/21/2024 06:30Z 3.6 ft ~
3.5 ft @ 10.1 secs - 286 degs 3.5 ft 2.2 ft @ 15.9 secs - 210 degs 5.4 ft @ 9.9 secs - 290 degs 1.6 ft - 276 degs
46011 SANTA_MARIA 05/21/2024 06:20Z 8.7 ft ~
8.3 ft @ 10.4 secs 0.0 ft 0.0 ft @ 0.0 secs 10.0 ft @ 10.8 secs 1.4 ft
222 SANTA_LUCIA 05/21/2024 06:30Z 5.6 ft -
4.9 ft @ 11.5 secs - 307 degs 4.4 ft 2.6 ft @ 17.0 secs - 208 degs 9.4 ft @ 9.9 secs - 310 degs 3.2 ft - 311 degs

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