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Weather

Marine Forcast

Below are the best weather maps for local stand up paddleboarding, kiteboarding, & surfing. The NOAA California buoys are about 20-40 miles offsore but typically provide a good estimate for wind. Hot weather can tend to block wind off the coast. Look for coastal temperatures below 70 for the best wind.

NOAA Buoys

Central Coast Wind Map

PZZ645-250415- Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM- 214 PM PDT Mon Sep 24 2018
TONIGHT NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.
TUE Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.
TUE NIGHT NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.
WED Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.
WED NIGHT NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
THU Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.
THU NIGHT W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.
FRI W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.
SAT NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft.

Below are the best swell map for local stand up paddleboarding, kitesurfing, & surfing. The California Harvest buoy is about 20-40 miles offsore but typically provide a good estimate for incoming swell. Look for long period South Swell.

Deep Water Buoy

Current Conditions

Pismo Wind: NW at 3.0 mph
Oceano Wind: at mph
San Francisco Buoy: SSE at 5.8 kts
Monterey Buoy: SSE at 5.8 kts
San Martin Buoy: Calm at kts
Santa Maria Buoy: West at 5.8 kts
Pt. Arguello Buoy: Calm at
San Clemente Buoy: WNW at 5.8 kts

Port San Luis Tide Chart