Reminds me of a familiar set up in Osos...
Select "pacific forecast" for a detailed, handwritten (ever so gratuitously by Mark Sponsler) overview of current conditions and long-term forecasts.
Current NPAC/SPAC jetstream maps, wind speed, swell, sst ,etc ALL FREE.
Very accurate for northern and central California.
Our Lord's Candle....
Gary Linden is a renown big wave surfer and gun creator. Here, he demonstrates how to utilize a native central and so. cal plant, Yucca whippeli.
scope the first three or so minutes of this gobbler of a wave.
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A few companies have successfully been able to capitalize on the emerging market of surf forecasting, of which often entails access to hd webcams of select, popular locations. After paying for a surfline.com premium membership for a lenghty period of time, I realized that by utilizing a variety of raw-data-collecting governmental organizations like NOAA's National Data Bouy Center (NDBC) you can both forecast and observe in real time (eg. a webcam) a specific spot in a more precise manner than with a large forecasting website. These websites commonly merge and average data from raw sources and plug it back into a user-friendly interactive presentation.
Monterey Bay: Monterey buoy OR Pt. Sur buoy.
San Luis Obispo County: Diablo Canyon Buoy
An eclectic and heavy collection of photos + videos.