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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

PZZ645-280545- Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM- 220 PM PDT Tue Jun 27 2017
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
TONIGHT NW winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening...becoming 5 to 15 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
WED NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
WED NIGHT NW winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening...becoming 5 to 15 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
THU NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
THU NIGHT NW winds 20 to 30 kt in the evening...becoming 10 to 15 kt with. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
FRI NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
FRI NIGHT NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the evening...becoming 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
SAT NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.
SUN W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.

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: WSW at 6.0 mph
Oceano Wind: at mph
San Francisco Buoy: NW at 17.5 kts
Monterey Buoy: Calm at kts
San Martin Buoy: NW at 17.5 kts
Santa Maria Buoy: NW at 15.6 kts
Pt. Arguello Buoy: Calm at
San Clemente Buoy: WNW at 15.6 kts

Beach Cameras

Pismo North

Pismo South

Oceano

Avila

Cayucos