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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

PZZ645-221800- Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM- 204 AM PDT Tue May 22 2018
TODAY Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
TONIGHT NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
WED Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
WED NIGHT W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
THU Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
THU NIGHT SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming SE. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
FRI Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.
SAT NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 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: --- at --- mph
Oceano Wind: at mph
San Francisco Buoy: WNW at 11.7 kts
Monterey Buoy: NW at 9.7 kts
San Martin Buoy: Calm at kts
Santa Maria Buoy: NNW at 5.8 kts
Pt. Arguello Buoy: Calm at
San Clemente Buoy: WNW at 1.9 kts

Port San Luis Tide Chart