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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

PZZ645-192315- Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM- 853 AM PST Mon Feb 19 2018
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
TODAY NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds, building to 12 to 14 ft dominant period 12 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of showers in the morning.
TONIGHT NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 12 to 14 ft dominant period 13 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight.
TUE Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
TUE NIGHT NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.
WED N winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
WED NIGHT NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 15 seconds.
THU NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers.
FRI NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft. Slight chance of showers.

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 7.0 mph
Oceano Wind: at mph
San Francisco Buoy: NW at 21.4 kts
Monterey Buoy: NNW at 25.3 kts
San Martin Buoy: NNW at 23.3 kts
Santa Maria Buoy: WNW at 25.3 kts
Pt. Arguello Buoy: Calm at
San Clemente Buoy: WNW at 19.4 kts

Port San Luis Tide Chart