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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
820 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

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820 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara
Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
and National Park...at 03Z...or 7 PM PST...There was a 1026 MB high
550 NM W of Monterey, extending inland to a 1028 high over Nevada.
Weak low pressure was over the S California Coast. Gusty offshore
winds are expected nearshore from Ventura to Santa Monica and over
the San Pedro Channel tonight. Smoke from the Thomas Fire may reduce
visibilities down to 2 NM for portions of the Coastal Waters near
and south of Point Conception. The smoke will move eastward across
the inner waters S of Point Conception Monday.

$$

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Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
820 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming E. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft at 12
seconds.
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 11 seconds.
Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming N 10 to
15 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

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Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
820 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding
to 6 ft at 12 seconds after midnight.
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 4 ft at 11 seconds in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt
in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period
11 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to
9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.

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Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
820 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
Areas of smoke.
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 4 ft at 11 seconds in
the afternoon. Areas of smoke.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming N
20 to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period
11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to
9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.

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Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
820 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves
2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, becoming NW and
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds in the afternoon. Areas of
smoke.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at
11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant
period 12 seconds.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

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East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
820 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...Eastern portion, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
25 kt. Western portion, NW to N winds 5 to 15 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or
less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
Areas of smoke.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at
12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds, becoming W and building
to 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds after midnight.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft.

$$

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Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
820 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...From Point Mugu to Santa Monica and across the San Pedro
Channel, NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Elsewhere, N
winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft
dominant period 13 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 ft at 11 seconds. Areas of
smoke in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 2 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...Western portion, W winds 20 to 25 kt becoming NW 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, W winds around 10 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. NW swell 1 ft at 12 seconds, becoming W and building to
3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds after midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft.

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