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STORMSURF Hi-Res Regional Buoy Roundup - Southern_California
 
Created: Tue 05/21/2024 06:46Z           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.
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 05/21/2024 05:50Z 4.1 ft ~
2.3 ft @ 17.6 secs 3.2 ft 2.2 ft @ 14.3 secs 3.9 ft @ 15.9 secs 1.2 ft
46059 WEST_CALIFORNIA 05/21/2024 05:50Z 5.2 ft ~
6.3 ft @ 8.3 secs 3.3 ft 2.0 ft @ 16.2 secs 8.6 ft @ 8.3 secs 3.0 ft
46011 SANTA_MARIA 05/21/2024 05:50Z 8.8 ft ~
8.3 ft @ 10.5 secs 0.0 ft 0.0 ft @ 0.0 secs 10.2 ft @ 10.0 secs 1.8 ft
222 SANTA_LUCIA 05/21/2024 06:00Z 6.6 ft ~
6.0 ft @ 11.0 secs - 315 degs 4.4 ft 5.7 ft @ 7.8 secs - 303 degs 9.6 ft @ 10.5 secs - 310 degs 3.0 ft - 308 degs
071 HARVEST,_CA 05/21/2024 06:00Z 8.0 ft ~
7.6 ft @ 10.5 secs - 313 degs 5.1 ft 2.9 ft @ 17.2 secs - 203 degs 10.0 ft @ 11.1 secs - 316 degs 3.1 ft - 303 degs
46054 W_SANTA_BARBARA 05/21/2024 05:50Z 5.7 ft -
5.6 ft @ 10.3 secs 3.6 ft 2.3 ft @ 15.4 secs 7.6 ft @ 10.8 secs 2.5 ft
46069 S_SANTA_ROSA_ISLAND 05/21/2024 05:50Z 5.4 ft ~
5.1 ft @ 10.5 secs 4.9 ft 3.0 ft @ 16.4 secs 8.2 ft @ 11.4 secs 3.2 ft
46025 SANTA_MONICA_BASIN 05/21/2024 05:50Z 2.8 ft -
1.6 ft @ 18.0 secs 2.1 ft 1.5 ft @ 13.9 secs 4.3 ft @ 5.9 secs 2.3 ft
067 SAN_NICOLAS 05/21/2024 06:00Z 5.5 ft ~
5.5 ft @ 10.1 secs - 309 degs 4.5 ft 2.6 ft @ 17.4 secs - 200 degs 8.1 ft @ 9.9 secs - 312 degs 3.1 ft - 297 degs
46047 TANNER_BANKS 05/21/2024 05:50Z 5.8 ft ~
5.5 ft @ 10.6 secs 4.3 ft 2.6 ft @ 16.2 secs 8.2 ft @ 10.8 secs 2.5 ft
46086 SAN_CLEMENTE_BASIN 05/21/2024 05:50Z 4.7 ft ~
2.7 ft @ 17.4 secs 2.5 ft 1.9 ft @ 13.0 secs 5.4 ft @ 15.9 secs 2.0 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 05/21/2024 06:00Z 4.4 ft +
2.5 ft @ 17.5 secs - 205 degs 2.4 ft 1.7 ft @ 14.0 secs - 224 degs 4.5 ft @ 18.2 secs - 206 degs 2.1 ft - 276 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, 05/21/2024 06:00Z 4.4 ft ~
2.7 ft @ 16.4 secs - 203 degs 3.2 ft 1.6 ft @ 20.2 secs - 194 degs 4.1 ft @ 16.7 secs - 205 degs 1.7 ft - 275 degs
100 TORREY_PINES 05/21/2024 06:00Z 4.3 ft ~
2.7 ft @ 15.9 secs - 214 degs 3.4 ft 1.8 ft @ 19.4 secs - 215 degs 4.6 ft @ 15.4 secs - 212 degs 1.9 ft - 271 degs
191 POINT_LOMA 05/21/2024 05:30Z 4.9 ft +
2.6 ft @ 18.8 secs - 201 degs 3.3 ft 2.1 ft @ 15.1 secs - 214 degs 4.7 ft @ 20.0 secs - 194 degs 2.0 ft - 273 degs

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