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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

PZZ645-262215- Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM- 909 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018
TODAY NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
TONIGHT NW winds 10 to 20 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
FRI NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less, becoming 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
FRI NIGHT NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
SAT 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 11 seconds.
SAT NIGHT NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds.
SUN NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.
MON NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 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: WSW at 9.0 mph
Oceano Wind: at mph
San Francisco Buoy: WNW at 7.8 kts
Monterey Buoy: WNW at 7.8 kts
San Martin Buoy: Calm at kts
Santa Maria Buoy: NW at 7.8 kts
Pt. Arguello Buoy: Calm at
San Clemente Buoy: WNW at 5.8 kts

Port San Luis Tide Chart