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STORMSURF Hi-Res Regional Buoy Roundup - Southern_California
 
Created: Wed 03/29/2017 20:17Z           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
46006 SOUTHEAST_PAPA 03/21/2017 20:00Z 7.1 ft ~
5.3 ft @ 13.5 secs 6.0 ft 7.6 ft @ 8.0 secs 10.9 ft @ 12.8 secs 2.8 ft
46059 WEST_CALIFORNIA 03/30/2017 19:00Z 7.1 ft ~
5.5 ft @ 12.9 secs 4.2 ft 4.6 ft @ 9.1 secs 8.2 ft @ 12.8 secs 2.2 ft
46011 SANTA_MARIA 03/30/2017 19:00Z 8.3 ft ~
6.0 ft @ 13.8 secs 5.5 ft 8.3 ft @ 6.6 secs 11.4 ft @ 13.7 secs 3.3 ft
222 SANTA_LUCIA 03/30/2017 20:02Z 9.0 ft ~
6.2 ft @ 14.5 secs - 295 degs 7.0 ft 8.6 ft @ 8.2 secs - 321 degs 13.2 ft @ 15.4 secs - 292 degs 3.9 ft - 332 degs
071 HARVEST,_CA 03/30/2017 20:03Z 8.1 ft ~
5.5 ft @ 14.8 secs - 287 degs 6.1 ft 6.7 ft @ 9.1 secs - 303 degs 11.6 ft @ 15.4 secs - 297 degs 3.4 ft - 317 degs
46054 W_SANTA_BARBARA 03/30/2017 19:00Z 9.5 ft ~
6.7 ft @ 14.1 secs 5.3 ft 5.9 ft @ 8.9 secs 10.7 ft @ 14.7 secs 2.6 ft
46069 S_SANTA_ROSA_ISLAND 03/30/2017 19:00Z 9.1 ft ~
6.4 ft @ 14.2 secs 6.8 ft 7.5 ft @ 9.1 secs 12.0 ft @ 14.7 secs 3.2 ft
46025 SANTA_MONICA_BASIN 03/30/2017 19:00Z 3.1 ft -
2.2 ft @ 13.9 secs 2.2 ft 3.5 ft @ 6.3 secs 5.0 ft @ 14.7 secs 2.3 ft
067 SAN_NICOLAS 03/30/2017 20:04Z 8.6 ft ~
6.2 ft @ 13.9 secs - 299 degs 7.2 ft 8.8 ft @ 8.2 secs - 311 degs 12.7 ft @ 14.3 secs - 293 degs 3.8 ft - 313 degs
46047 TANNER_BANKS 03/30/2017 19:00Z 10.7 ft +
7.5 ft @ 14.3 secs 9.4 ft 9.8 ft @ 9.6 secs 14.4 ft @ 9.1 secs 2.5 ft
46086 SAN_CLEMENTE_BASIN 03/30/2017 19:00Z 6.9 ft ~
4.5 ft @ 15.2 secs 3.1 ft 3.2 ft @ 9.8 secs 6.6 ft @ 14.7 secs 1.2 ft
111 ANACAPA_PASSAGE, 03/30/2017 20:02Z 3.4 ft ~
5.3 ft @ 6.4 secs - 266 degs 3.2 ft 2.5 ft @ 12.5 secs - 268 degs 7.2 ft @ 6.2 secs - 267 degs 2.6 ft - 260 degs
028 SANTA_MONICA 03/30/2017 20:04Z 3.0 ft ~
2.2 ft @ 13.8 secs - 256 degs 2.0 ft 3.2 ft @ 6.3 secs - 262 degs 4.7 ft @ 14.3 secs - 237 degs 1.9 ft - 273 degs
043 CAMP_PENDLETON 03/30/2017 19:35Z 2.9 ft ~
2.0 ft @ 14.8 secs - 238 degs 1.2 ft 1.2 ft @ 9.8 secs - 256 degs 3.1 ft @ 15.4 secs - 242 degs 1.0 ft - 229 degs
045 OCEANSIDE_OFFSHORE, 03/30/2017 20:06Z 2.5 ft ~
1.7 ft @ 14.9 secs - 232 degs 2.0 ft 2.2 ft @ 9.0 secs - 279 degs 3.6 ft @ 15.4 secs - 236 degs 1.2 ft - 215 degs
100 TORREY_PINES 03/30/2017 20:05Z 4.7 ft ~
3.1 ft @ 15.1 secs - 278 degs 2.8 ft 3.1 ft @ 8.9 secs - 280 degs 5.2 ft @ 15.4 secs - 281 degs 1.3 ft - 213 degs
191 POINT_LOMA 03/30/2017 19:42Z 4.4 ft -
2.7 ft @ 16.3 secs - 271 degs 3.1 ft 2.5 ft @ 12.3 secs - 266 degs 5.9 ft @ 14.3 secs - 273 degs 1.7 ft - 253 degs

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