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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

PZZ645-232245- Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM- 852 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017
TODAY NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
TONIGHT NE winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
TUE N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
TUE NIGHT NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
WED N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
WED NIGHT NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
THU Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
FRI 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: NW at 2.0 mph
Oceano Wind: at mph
San Francisco Buoy: WNW at 3.9 kts
Monterey Buoy: NNE at 7.8 kts
San Martin Buoy: WSW at 1.9 kts
Santa Maria Buoy: NW at 5.8 kts
Pt. Arguello Buoy: Calm at
San Clemente Buoy: NNW at 5.8 kts

Port San Luis Tide Chart