Wednesday, December11, 2019
Privacy Policy
L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Summerland, CA

Version 3.4
NOTICE
10/9/2019 Updated the Marine Zones.
9/4/2019 Fixed the weather maps due to NOAA moving them.
7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.
6/2/2019. Many thanks to a user for reporting an error on one of the Edit pages. The switch to PHP 7.2 caused many pages that previously worked to quit working. I fixed many but I still depend on users to report ones I missed. Please report errors HERE or send an email to me at L-36.com. Allen

Sunrise 6:53AMSunset 4:50PM Wednesday December 11, 2019 5:38 PM PST (01:38 UTC) Moonrise 5:43PMMoonset 7:17AM Illumination 100% Phase: Full Moon; Moon at 15 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
PZZ650 East Santa Barbara Channel From Pt. Conception To Pt. Mugu Ca Including Santa Cruz Island- 230 Pm Pst Wed Dec 11 2019
.small craft advisory in effect until 9 pm pst this evening...
Tonight..Western portion, W winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening becoming variable 10 kt or less. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 14 seconds building to 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Thu..NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Thu night..Western portion, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight.
Fri..Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W around 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 17 seconds.
Fri night..Western portion, W winds 20 to 25 kt becoming nw 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds around 10 kt becoming nw 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 16 seconds.
Sat..Western portion, nw winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, nw winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
Sat night..NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds.
Sun..N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.
Mon..NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
PZZ600 230 Pm Pst Wed Dec 11 2019
Synopsis for the southern california coast and santa barbara channel including the channel islands national marine sanctuary and national park..At 22z or 2 pm pst, a 1025 mb high pressure center was 300 nm southwest of point conception and will strengthen through the week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Summerland, CA
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 34.4, -119.6     debug


Area Discussion for - Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS66 KLOX 112309 AFDLOX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 309 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

SYNOPSIS. 11/938 AM.

Temperatures will warm through Friday under partly cloudy skies as the area is under a high pressure ridge. Gusty northerly winds will develop tonight and last into the weekend. A large westerly swell is expected to bring high waves and surf from Thursday through the weekend. Light rain is expected Saturday in mountain areas.

SHORT TERM (TDY-SAT). 11/147 PM.

Building high pressure aloft and light offshore flow through Friday will lead to significant warming the next couple days, peaking Friday with highs in the mid to even upper 70s in some of the warmer valleys of LA/Ventura Counties. These will be the warmest temps we've seen since before Thanksgiving and likely the warmest we'll see in the next week to ten days at least. High clouds will increase tonight into Thursday morning but should clear out for plenty of sunshine both days.

There will be some locally gusty northerly winds in the mountains and in srn SB County but speeds should be below advisory levels.

The ridge will break down Saturday and allow a weak front to pass through. Given the path this system is taking it doesn't have much moisture with it but as the moisture banks up against the north facing mountains from the Grapevine through southeast SLO County light showers are possible Saturday with snow levels possibly lowering to around 4000' (Grapevine level) by late Saturday night. Advisory level northwest winds possible Friday night into Saturday for the Grapevine and possible srn SB County and the Antelope Valley. Temperatures will cool several degrees Saturday as gradients turn onshore and cooler air aloft arrives with the front.

LONG TERM (SUN-WED). 11/152 PM.

Gusty northerly winds will continue in the mountains and srn SB County Sunday before shifting to northeast Monday and Tuesday. The ECMWF is much stronger with the offshore flow than the GFS and seems overdone given the more progressive upper level pattern and the EC ensembles. So breezy offshore winds are possible both days but below advisory levels. The air mass is much cooler than it will be this Thu/Fri so even with the offshore flow temps will still mostly be in the 60s at lower elevations which is near seasonal norms.

Models in better agreement Tue night into Wed now both showing a weak trough coming through. Not much moisture going for it and only a small chance of showers, better north of Pt Conception.

AVIATION. 11/2308Z.

At 2245Z, the marine inversion at KLAX was based at 700 feet. The top of the inversion was 1600 feet with a temperature of 18 degrees Celsius.

Overall, moderate to high confidence in 00Z TAF package. North of Point Conception, there is a 60% chance of VLIFR conditions at KPRB and a 50% chance of VLIFR conditions at KSMX. South of Point Conception, conditions are expected to remain VFR through TAF period.

KLAX . High confidence in 00Z TAF as VFR conditions are expected through the TAF period. There is a 10% chance of IFR/LIFR conditions 10Z-16Z. No significant easterly wind component is expected.

KBUR . High confidence in 00Z TAF as VFR conditions are expected through the TAF period.

MARINE. 11/133 PM.

Patchy dense fog with low visibility is possible anywhere in the coastal waters today.

Small Craft Advisory (SCA) conditions have come up a little earlier than expected today from Point Conception to San Nicolas Island. These winds will stay above SCA through at least early Monday. Low-end SCA winds could expand to the waters off the Central Coast Thursday and Friday. High confidence in winds strengthening and expanding to nearly all coastal waters Friday Night through Sunday. Gale Warnings man be needed for areas south of Point Conception, including the western portions of the Santa Barbara Channel and Santa Monica Basin. Short period choppy seas will become more prevalent everywhere during this event.

Not sure if the winds will actually reach SCA over the west-middle portion of the Santa Barbara Channel, and the SCA may need to be canceled early.

A large and long period W to NW swell will impact the coastal waters Thursday through Saturday, resulting in hazardous sea conditions and large breaking waves near shore, especially with a large short period wind swell on top of that. Breaking waves at the Morro Bay and Ventura Harbor entrances are possible.

BEACHES. 11/151 PM.

A large long-period west to northwest swell will fill into the coastal waters of southwest California Thursday, peak on Friday, then slowly diminish over the weekend. Surf will likely peak between 12 and 16 feet and 6 to 10 feet over the southern waters. Will issue the High Surf Advisory for the Central Coast today, but will hold off on the southern beaches until tomorrow (since it starts later). Strong rip currents and dangerous breaking waves are expected.

With high tides around 6.5 feet Friday and Saturday, minor coastal flooding is possible during the late morning high tides. Any coastal flooding impacts should be confined to the beaches, with flooding possible in the most vulnerable parking lots, bike paths, and walkways. A Coastal Flood Advisory may be issued tomorrow. There is a chance of more impactful flooding over vulnerable roads in the Ventura area.

LOX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. CA . High Surf Advisory in effect from 6 AM Thursday to noon PST Monday for zones 34-35. (See LAXCFWLOX). Beach Hazards Statement in effect from Thursday evening through Sunday morning for zones 39>41-87. (See LAXCFWLOX). PZ . Small Craft Advisory in effect until 9 PM PST this evening for zone 650. (See LAXMWWLOX). Small Craft Advisory in effect until 3 PM PST Saturday for zones 673-676. (See LAXMWWLOX).

.HAZARD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK (SAT-WED).

High surf is likely and minor coastal flooding is possible this weekend at area beaches. Strong northwest winds expected over the weekend in southern Santa Barbara County, and parts of LA/Ventura Counties.



PUBLIC . MW AVIATION . RAT MARINE . Kittell BEACHES . Kittell SYNOPSIS . jld

weather.gov/losangeles


Weather Reporting Stations
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
NTBC1 - Santa Barbara, CA - 9411340 5 mi63 min N 4.1 G 11 65°F 1020.8 hPa
46053 - E. SANTA BARBARA - 12NM Southwest of Santa Barbara, CA 17 mi29 min WNW 18 G 23 64°F 61°F1021.4 hPa57°F
46251 44 mi39 min 62°F5 ft
46054 - SANTA BARBARA W 38 NM West of Santa Barbara, CA 47 mi39 min NW 18 G 23 59°F 59°F1022.8 hPa (+0.0)55°F

Wind History for Santa Barbara, CA
(wind in knots)    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
Last
24hr
NW2
--
NW2
S1
NE4
NW3
NW5
--
N3
NW2
N3
N4
N3
N2
G5
N3
N3
E4
G7
E5
E3
S2
SW5
SW5
SW8
G11
N6
G13
1 day
ago
NE3
NE3
NW2
NW3
N3
N5
N4
N3
NW3
NW3
W3
NW4
N3
NE1
N2
N3
--
NE6
SW2
SW4
G7
SW6
S2
SW3
SW6
2 days
ago
W6
G12
W5
G9
NW4
NW8
G12
NW6
G12
NW7
G10
SW1
G5
NW2
N3
NE4
NW4
NW4
N1
NW3
G6
N2
NE2
E4
E2
SE4
SE2
SE2
E1
E2
E2

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports. Follow links for more data.
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, CA12 mi46 minN 610.00 miA Few Clouds63°F45°F52%1020.7 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KSBA

Wind History from SBA (wind in knots)
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
Last 24hrCalmCalmW3CalmCalmNW3CalmE3CalmCalmCalmNW3CalmCalmCalmCalmSE5SE7S6SW3SW3SW7SW4N6
1 day agoCalmCalmCalmCalmNE4NE7CalmCalmNE3CalmCalmCalmNE3CalmCalmCalmE6SE5CalmS43W4SW3W3
2 days agoNW5CalmCalmW3CalmN5CalmN8CalmN4CalmCalmNE3CalmCalmSE3SE5SE10S7CalmS5S5SE6NE4

Tide / Current Tables for Santa Barbara, California (2)
   EDIT   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Santa Barbara
Click for Map
Wed -- 02:01 AM PST     1.86 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 06:17 AM PST     Moonset
Wed -- 06:54 AM PST     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:19 AM PST     6.08 feet High Tide
Wed -- 03:30 PM PST     -0.62 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 04:42 PM PST     Moonrise
Wed -- 04:48 PM PST     Sunset
Wed -- 09:14 PM PST     Full Moon
Wed -- 09:53 PM PST     3.76 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
2.62.11.92.12.73.74.75.665.95.24.12.61.20.1-0.5-0.500.9233.63.83.5

Tide / Current Tables for Rincon Island, California (2)
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Rincon Island
Click for Map
Wed -- 01:57 AM PST     1.99 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 06:16 AM PST     Moonset
Wed -- 06:53 AM PST     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:14 AM PST     6.20 feet High Tide
Wed -- 03:26 PM PST     -0.67 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 04:41 PM PST     Moonrise
Wed -- 04:48 PM PST     Sunset
Wed -- 09:14 PM PST     Full Moon
Wed -- 09:48 PM PST     3.84 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
2.72.222.22.93.94.95.86.265.342.51.1-0-0.6-0.6012.13.13.73.83.6

Weather Map
       (on/off)   Help Weather Map
wmap_P
GEOS Local Image of Southwest    EDIT
NOTE: East coast views moved to GEOS-16. They are experimental and not well supported by NOAA so they may not be correct so be warned. This change required redoing a large amount of the GOES code. If the image you are expecting is not showing, please let me know. You may need to use the EDIT function to update your location.
Link to Loop

Other links: Northern Pacific     Contential US     Full GOES-East
Wind Forecast for Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA (20,4,5,8)
      (on/off)   Help

Ground Weather Radar Station Los Angeles, CA
   (on/off)   Help
weather_mapweather_map weather_map

Ad by Google

Cookie Policy:
This webiste uses cookies to save your settings. No personal information is saved. You can disable cookies in your browser if you like but it is not recommended for this site. I do not sell cookies. Go to a bakery for that. In fact I do not sell anything. To disable cookies from L-36.com, please refer to the Help button in your browser.
Privacy Policy:
I do not sell or share any user data or anything else for that matter. I do not keep site logs longer than I need to to keep bad actors off the site. Basically, I delete them after looking at them. If you are subject to CCPA, Google ads on this site will not be based on your past behavior so you will likely not see an ad for a lawn mower just because you looked for one at a big box website. I do not believe this site is subject to CCPA but I am doing what I can to follow the guidelines anyway.
Disclaimer:
The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerious of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.