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

PZZ645-281115- POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM- 827 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST TUESDAY
TONIGHT NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
TUE N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
TUE NIGHT NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
WED N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
WED NIGHT NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
THU NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
THU NIGHT N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
FRI NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
SAT NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 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: ENE at 0.0 mph
Oceano Wind: at mph
San Francisco Buoy: NW at 21.4 kts
Monterey Buoy: Calm at 21.4 kts
San Martin Buoy: NNW at 23.3 kts
Santa Maria Buoy: NW at 21.4 kts
Pt. Arguello Buoy: Calm at
San Clemente Buoy: WNW at 15.6 kts

Beach Cameras

Pismo North

Pismo South

Oceano

Avila

Cayucos