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STORMSURF Hi-Res Regional Buoy Roundup - Southern_California
 
Created: Sun 01/17/2021 02:46Z           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.
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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
46006 SOUTHEAST_PAPA 01/17/2021 01:50Z 8.5 ft ~
7.1 ft @ 12.0 secs 4.5 ft 5.4 ft @ 8.4 secs 9.7 ft @ 11.4 secs 1.6 ft
46059 WEST_CALIFORNIA 01/17/2021 01:50Z 7.8 ft -
5.7 ft @ 13.6 secs 5.4 ft 5.1 ft @ 10.5 secs 8.0 ft @ 13.7 secs 0.5 ft
46011 SANTA_MARIA 01/17/2021 01:50Z 11.5 ft ~
7.6 ft @ 15.2 secs 5.4 ft 4.6 ft @ 11.9 secs 10.0 ft @ 15.9 secs 1.9 ft
222 SANTA_LUCIA 01/17/2021 02:00Z 13.3 ft ~
8.4 ft @ 15.8 secs - 285 degs 7.0 ft 5.7 ft @ 12.3 secs - 288 degs 11.6 ft @ 16.7 secs - 286 degs 2.4 ft - 325 degs
071 HARVEST,_CA 01/17/2021 02:00Z 15.2 ft ~
9.5 ft @ 15.9 secs - 292 degs 5.4 ft 4.5 ft @ 12.0 secs - 284 degs 12.6 ft @ 16.7 secs - 296 degs 3.0 ft - 324 degs
46054 W_SANTA_BARBARA 01/17/2021 01:50Z 12.1 ft ~
8.0 ft @ 15.2 secs 5.2 ft 4.5 ft @ 11.8 secs 11.2 ft @ 14.7 secs 2.4 ft
46069 S_SANTA_ROSA_ISLAND 01/17/2021 01:50Z 11.4 ft ~
7.4 ft @ 15.4 secs 4.9 ft 2.6 ft @ 19.0 secs 10.2 ft @ 17.2 secs 1.4 ft
46025 SANTA_MONICA_BASIN 01/17/2021 01:50Z 3.9 ft -
2.4 ft @ 16.4 secs 2.9 ft 2.3 ft @ 12.7 secs 4.2 ft @ 15.9 secs 0.9 ft
067 SAN_NICOLAS 01/17/2021 02:00Z 10.9 ft +
6.8 ft @ 15.9 secs - 292 degs 4.8 ft 3.8 ft @ 12.5 secs - 289 degs 9.4 ft @ 16.7 secs - 288 degs 2.6 ft - 311 degs
46047 TANNER_BANKS 01/17/2021 01:50Z 11.1 ft +
6.9 ft @ 16.1 secs 5.2 ft 2.7 ft @ 19.2 secs 9.3 ft @ 15.9 secs 1.3 ft
46086 SAN_CLEMENTE_BASIN 01/17/2021 01:50Z 6.4 ft +
4.0 ft @ 16.3 secs 2.2 ft 1.8 ft @ 12.3 secs 4.8 ft @ 15.9 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 02:00Z 3.8 ft ~
2.3 ft @ 16.5 secs - 261 degs 2.8 ft 2.1 ft @ 13.5 secs - 264 degs 3.7 ft @ 16.7 secs - 271 degs 1.0 ft - 266 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 01:30Z 1.9 ft ~
1.0 ft @ 18.4 secs - 239 degs 1.9 ft 1.3 ft @ 14.8 secs - 263 degs 2.5 ft @ 15.4 secs - 270 degs 0.6 ft - 255 degs
100 TORREY_PINES 01/17/2021 02:00Z 3.3 ft ~
1.9 ft @ 17.2 secs - 269 degs 2.8 ft 2.2 ft @ 13.0 secs - 274 degs 3.7 ft @ 18.2 secs - 253 degs 0.8 ft - 262 degs
191 POINT_LOMA 01/17/2021 02:00Z 4.7 ft ~
2.6 ft @ 17.9 secs - 277 degs 4.0 ft 2.9 ft @ 13.9 secs - 271 degs 4.5 ft @ 15.4 secs - 281 degs 0.7 ft - 250 degs

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