The real story today in wind was in the mountains:  Malibu wind gusts (G’s mph) illustrate how powerful the ocean air is when desert air blows into it:
Weather Conditions for:
MALIBU HILLS, CA (MBUC1)
Elev: 1575 ft; Latitude: 34.0617; Longitude: -118.6453

Time

Temp.

Dew

Relative

Wind

Wind

Point

Humidity

Direction

Speed

(PST)

(f)

(f)

(%)

(mph)

16 Feb 3:56 pm PST

65

23

20

S 17G45
16 Feb 2:56 pm PST

66

25

21

NNE 11G36
16 Feb 1:56 pm PST

63

24

22

NNE 11G41
16 Feb 12:56 pm PST

62

24

23

NE 18G41
16 Feb 11:56 am PST

60

23

24

N 10G50
16 Feb 10:56 am PST

56

22

27

W 24G76
16 Feb 9:56 am PST

54

23

30

E 28G76
16 Feb 8:56 am PST

50

24

36

NNE 23G52
16 Feb 7:56 am PST

47

22

37

SW 20G57
16 Feb 6:56 am PST

49

23

36

ESE 24G51

http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=lox&sid=MBUC1&num=168&raw=0&dbn=m