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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

PZZ645-241045- POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM- 817 PM PDT SUN APR 23 2017
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT MONDAY
TONIGHT NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
MON NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MON NIGHT NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TUE NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
TUE NIGHT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WED NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
WED NIGHT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
THU NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
FRI NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH NUCLEAR GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 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: SE at 1.0 mph
Oceano Wind: at mph
San Francisco Buoy: NW at 15.6 kts
Monterey Buoy: Calm at 15.6 kts
San Martin Buoy: NW at 23.3 kts
Santa Maria Buoy: NNW at 23.3 kts
Pt. Arguello Buoy: Calm at
San Clemente Buoy: West at 13.6 kts

Beach Cameras

Pismo North

Pismo South

Oceano

Avila

Cayucos