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UPDATED 20120520

Current and Forecasted Weather and
Ocean Conditions near the Channel Islands
 
The members of the Ventura Sail and Power Squadron are happy to provide this reviewed list of environment related links. When considered in total, the sites below will provide an accurate and comprehensive view of the current and forecasted weather and ocean conditions for the area surround the California Channel Islands. Every boater, from experienced commercial captain to weekend jet-ski enthusiast, will find the data here invaluable. Feel free to bookmark this page and visit often. Included is a link to earthquake information and a link to astronomical information.

Weather Forecasts
 
  Up-to-the Minute Marine Weather Forecast - National Weather Service
HTML page showing current marine forecasts from the National Weather Service. Shows inner and outer waters.
  Ventura California - Marine Forecast
From The Weather Channel. Shows forecast for the beaches of Ventura County.
Current Buoy Readings
 
  All Current Buoy Readings - Combined NOAA and CDPI Readings
Shows current readings. Significant wave height, interval, and wind speed transmitted by buoys along the U.S. Pacific Coast (including Hawaii). Data is rarely over an hour old. (Note: This site takes a few moments to load.)
  Santa Barbara East Channel Buoy
The Santa Barbara East Buoy is located 12 nautical miles southwest of Santa Barbara, CA (34°14'10"N 119°51'00"W). This page provides current readings, as well as past 24- hour history to show trend. Presents significant wave height, interval, and wind speed. Data is rarely over an hour old.
  Santa Barbara West Channel Buoy
The Santa Barbara West Buoy is located 38 nautical miles west of Santa Barbara, CA (34°16'08"N 120°26'54" W). This page provides current readings, as well as past 24- hour history to show trend. Presents significant wave height, interval, and wind speed. Data is rarely over an hour old.
 
Current Swell Charts
 
     
  Current Swell Height Chart - Santa Barbara Channel
Color chart showing current swell heights the Santa Barbara Channel. Data is rarely over two hours old.
  Current Swell Height Chart - Southern California
Color chart showing current swell heights for Southern California from Point Conception to below San Diego. Data is rarely over two hours old.

 
Current Sea Temperature Data
 



 

Sea Temperature Chart
Shows current water temperatures for Southern California coast and outlying waters. Invaluable information for sportfisherman.
Sea Temperature Bouy Data Chart

Miscellaneous Links
National Earthquake Information Center
 
Whats Up There?
 
Weather and Other Links

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