Santa Monica Basin
Buoy Wave Height History

Updated: 7:10 am on (Wednesday) 12.12.18
Condition Current 24 Hour Minimum 24 Hour Maximum
Significant Wave Height 4.9 ft. 4.6 ft. 5.6 ft.
Average Period 6.9 secs. 6.6 secs. 8.7 secs.
Mean Wave Direction 245 () -- --
Swell Height 4.6 ft. 4.6 ft. 5.6 ft.
Swell Period 10.0 secs. 10 secs. 9.1 secs.
Swell Direction WSW --  
Wind Wave Height 1.6 ft. 0.7 ft. 1.6 ft.
Wind Wave Period 3.7 secs. 3.1 secs. 4.2 secs.
Wind Wave Direction WSW -- --

How this Works

The Buoy Wave History shows us the last 7-days of data recorded by an actual physical buoy moored offshore. The chart on top of the graphic lets you easily follow the trend of the measured wave heights as they push past the buoy array. Go here for more information on how this works.

Buoy Types: Floating Realtime (History) Buoy | Virtual Forecast Buoy

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