Useful links

Large-scale Sea Surface Temperature, near real-time

Latest Sea Surface Temperature animations of the Tropical Pacific (NCEP)
Current state of the Tropical Pacific (TAO)

El Niño Southern Oscilation (ENSO) links, weekly updates

Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) (NASA)
Bureau of Meteorology, Australian Goverment
ENSO advisory (NOAA-CPC)
ENSO ensemble of forecasts (IRI-CPC)

Ocean conditions

Coquimbo tides (Xtide)
California swell models (CDIP)
Santa Barbara tides (Xtide)
Southern California Bight synoptic wind (US Navy)
Global Wave Height (FNMOC)
US National Weather Service (LOX)  

Surfline Surf Forecasts