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Hot Spot Table

 

Ever been listening to the radio and hear of a spot you don't know? Have you read the Fishing News and wondered, "where the heck is that"? The answer is right here!! Whether you're looking for a point, a port or an island - or any part of them - you'll find it in our list. We also have all the favorite local named or numbered hot spots, as well as all SoCal weather buoys.

If you don't find the spot you're looking for, email us and we'll add it!

Note: Any mariner worth his (or her) salt knows to use more than one navigational aid. Be sure the other one you choose is Coast Guard approved.

- indicates location is outside US Exclusive Economic Zone.

Points And Ports

Name North Latitude West Longitude Comments
Oxnard 34° 09.30' 119° 13.67'  
Pt. Dume 33° 59.59' 118° 48.25'  
Marina Del Rey 33° 57.87' 118° 27.71'  
King Harbor 33° 50.30' 118° 23.80'  
Pt. Vicente 33° 44.20' 118° 25.00'  
Los Angeles Harbor 33° 42.50' 118° 15.10'  
Long Beach Harbor 33° 43.40' 118° 11.20'  
Alamitos Bay 33° 43.00' 118° 07.00'  
Huntington Harbour 33° 43.62' 118° 06.00'  
Newport Beach 33° 35.10' 117° 52.60'  
Dana Point 33° 27.30' 117° 43.24'  
San Onofre 33° 21.60' 117° 33.60'  
Oceanside 33° 12.10' 117° 24.43'  
Mission Bay 32° 45.54' 117° 15.38'  
Pt. Loma 32° 37.30' 117° 14.70'  
Marina Coral    31° 56.36' 116° 40.00'  
Pt. Colnett    31° 04.74' 116° 19.55'  

Islands

Name North Latitude West Longitude Comments
Anacapa - West End 34° 01.00' 119° 27.00'  
Isla San Martin    30° 29.05' 116° 06.94'  
Isla Todos Santos    31° 48.00' 116° 49.00'  
Coronado del Norte    32° 27.00' 117° 18.00'  
Coronado del Sur    32° 25.22' 117° 14.89'  
San Clemente - China Point 32° 48.00' 118° 25.50'  
San Clemente - Dome 32° 53.00' 118° 27.00'  
San Clemente - Northwest Harbor 33° 01.00' 118° 35.50'  
San Clemente - Pyramid Cove 32° 48.55' 118° 23.04'  
San Clemente - Pyramid Head 32° 48.92' 118° 21.25'  
San Nicolas - East End 33° 14.40' 119° 12.40'  
Santa Barbara 33° 29.20' 119° 00.75'  
Santa Catalina - Avalon 33° 20.83' 118° 19.42'  
Santa Catalina - Cat Harbor 33° 25.23' 118° 30.21'  
Santa Catalina - Church Rock 33° 17.80' 118° 18.60'  
Santa Catalina - East End 33° 17.94' 118° 19.07'  
Santa Catalina - Isthmus Cove 33° 26.80' 118° 29.30'  
Santa Catalina - Slide 33° 178.80' 118° 17.90'  
Santa Catalina - West End 33° 28.96' 118° 36.62'  
Santa Cruz - Smuggler's Cove 34° 01.34' 119° 32.24'  

Weather Buoys

Station Number - Name North Latitude West Longitude Comments
46025 - Santa Monica Basin 33° 44.33' 119° 03.33' Click for buoy data
46047 - Tanner Banks 32° 26.00' 119° 31.98' Click for buoy data
46053 - East Santa Barbara 34° 14.17' 119° 51.00' Click for buoy data
46063 - Pt. Conception 34° 16.35' 120° 41.92' Click for buoy data
46069 - South Santa Rosa Island 33° 39.00' 120° 12.00' Click for buoy data
46086 - San Clemente Basin 33° 30.00' 118° 00.00' Click for buoy data
46216 - Goleta Point 34° 20.02' 119° 48.22' Click for buoy data
46217 - Anacapa Passage 34° 10.03' 119° 26.08' Click for buoy data
46220 - El Porto 33°53.80' 118° 26.75' Click for buoy data
46221 - Santa Monica Bay 33°51.27' 118° 37.98' Click for buoy data
46222 - San Pedro 33° 37.07' 118° 19.02' Click for buoy data
46223 - Dana Point 33° 27.50' 117°46.00' Click for buoy data
46224 - Oceanside Offshore 33° 10.80' 117° 28.28' Click for buoy data
46225 - Torrey Pines Outer 32° 55.82' 117° 23.55' Click for buoy data
46228 - Pitas Point 34° 19.00' 119° 25.00' Click for buoy data
46230 - Huntington Beach Nearshore 33° 37.38' 118° 00.72' Click for buoy data
46231 - Mission Bay 32° 44.87' 117° 22.18' Click for buoy data
46232 - Pt. Loma South 32° 34.00' 117° 26.68' Click for buoy data
46234 - Port Hueneme Nearshore 34° 06.00' 119° 10.05' Click for buoy data
46235 - Imperial Beach Nearshore 32° 34.30' 117° 10.00' Click for buoy data
46235 - San Nicolas Island North 33° 24.28' 119° 28.02' Click for buoy data

Named Spots

Name North Latitude West Longitude Comments
Airplane Bank    31° 52.00' 118° 08.00'  
Avalon Bank 33° 24.50' 118° 13.30'  
Boomerang Bank 31° 59.00' 119° 01.00'  
Boot Bank 33° 40.00' 118° 43.50'  
Butterfly Bank (East) 32° 15.89' 118° 05.61'  
Butterfly Bank (West) 32° 22.12' 118° 17.30'  
Cortes Bank 32° 28.68' 119° 12.90  
Dumping Ground 31° 42.00' 118° 28.00'  
Farnsworth Bank 33° 20.40' 118° 31.15'  
Finger Bank (Lower)    31° 40.00' 116° 52.00'  
Finger Bank (Upper)    32° 04.00' 117° 03.00'  
Footprint Bank 33° 57.80' 119° 29.20' SE of Santa Cruz Is.
Harrison's Reef 34° 02.00' 118° 56.50'  
Hidden Bank    32° 03.00' 117° 27.00'  
Hidden Reef 33° 43.60' 119° 09.69'  
Inner Bank    31° 40.00' 117° 15.00'  
Mackerel Bank 33° 02.40' 118° 23.20' Lee of San Clemente Is.
Mid-Channel Platforms 33° 34.95' 118° 07.75'  
Mushroom Bank 32° 04.94' 118° 29.61'  
Osborn Bank 33° 21.60' 119° 02.40' S of Santa Barbara Is.
Potato Bank 33° 15.00' 119° 49.60'  
Rockpile    32° 17.00' 117° 09.50'  
Tanner Bank 32° 42.35' 119° 08.01'  
Worm Bank    31° 24.00' 116° 52.00'  

Numbered Spots

Name North Latitude West Longitude Comments
9 Mile Bank (North End) 32° 39.00' 117° 26.70'  
9 Mile Bank (South End)    32° 32.50' 117° 20.80'  
14 Mile Bank 33° 23.92' 118° 00.20'  
17 Fathom Spot 33° 43.70' 119° 09.60' Hidden Reef
43 Fathom Spot 32° 39.30' 117° 58.30'  
48 Fathom Spot 33° 56.00' 119° 51.00'  
60 Mile Bank 32° .03.67' 118° 13.14'  
125 Fathom Spot 33° 29.00' 118° 42.60' W of Catalina Is.
152 Fathom Spot 33° 15.70' 118° 11.06' Catalina Ridge
153 Fathom Spot 33° 55.20' 119° 28.80' SE of Santa Cruz Is.
172 Fathom Spot 33° 30.30' 118° 50.30' W of Catalina Is.
175 Fathom Spot 33° 36.70' 118° 57.00' NE of Santa Barbara Is.
181 Fathom Spot 32° 54.40' 117° 53.00' 30 Mile Bank
182 Fathom Spot 32° 41.60' 117° 42.40' 30 Mile Bank
209 Fathom Spot 33° 05.62' 117° 52.28'  
213 Fathom Spot    31° 47.00' 117° 53.00' W of Is. Todos Santos
220 Fathom Spot    31° 37.00' 117° 35.00' Also called "Twin 220's"
267 Fathom Spot 32° 30.40' 118° 40.90' NW of San Clemente Is.
270 Fathom Spot 33° 40.70' 118° 34.50'  
277 Fathom Spot 33° 11.90' 118° 04.72' Catalina Ridge
279 Fathom Spot 33° 17.50' 117° 49.00' Old 267 - Off Dana Pt.
286 Fathom Spot 33° 34.50' 118° 36.00' N of Catalina Is.
289 Fathom Spot 32° 56.25' 118° 05.75' E of San Clemente Is.
295 Fathom Spot    31° 39.00' 117° 25.00'  
302 Fathom Spot    32° 26.40' 117° 35.00' W of Is. Coronado
311 Fathom Spot 33° 37.00' 120° 16.00'  
371 Fathom Spot    32° 17.00' 117° 32.00' SW of Is. Coronado S.
381 Fathom Spot 32° 41.00' 118° 36.50' SW of San Clemente Is.
390 Fathom Spot    32° 05.00' 117° 50.00'  
425 Fathom Spot    32° 15.00' 117° 23.00' SW of Is. Coronado S.
499 Fathom Spot 33° 16.50' 118° 44.30' N of San Clemente Is.
711 Fathom Spot 33° 08.00' 119° 03.00'  
1010 Trench    31° 42.00' 117° 40.00' North End