Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR REFUGIO INCIDENT...USCG
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
514 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0327 PDT ON MAY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENTS WILL
BRING GUSTY WEST WINDS TO THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. THE FLOW WILL
TURN MORE NORTHWESTERLY THIS EVENING...WITH GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES
BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS. WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT...THEN
WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE WEAKER ON SUNDAY. SKIES WILL BE
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH SUNDAY.

OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER IS
EXPECTED. WINDS IN THE SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL ARE EXPECTED TO BE
WEST 10 TO 20 MPH EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

SMALL BUT LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST MAY MAKE
IT THROUGH THE ISLANDS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
MONDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 64-67.
RH..................MIN 45-55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........0500-0900: NORTH 4 TO 8 MPH.
                    0900-1300: SOUTHWEST 3 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST
                               TO NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH AFTER NOON
                               WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
                    1300-1800: NORTHWEST 12 TO 16 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
                               GUSTS TO 22 MPH.
SWELL HEIGHT........WEST SWELL 1-3 FEET.
SWELL PERIOD........11 SECONDS.
WIND WAVE...........1 FOOT EARLY...BECOMING 3-4 FEET AT 6 SECONDS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TIDE INFORMATION...LOW TIDE AT 844 AM PDT...HEIGHT 0.3 FT.
                   HIGH TIDE AT 414 PM PDT...HEIGHT 3.8 FT.
.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 52-55.
RH..................MAX 80-90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........1800-2100: NORTH WINDS 12 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS
                               TO 25 MPH.
                    2100-0100: NORTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH...BECOMING
                    0100-0600: VARIABLE 3 TO 5 MPH.

SWELL HEIGHT........WEST SWELL 1-3 FEET.
SWELL PERIOD........11 SECONDS.
WIND WAVE...........2-4 FEET AT 6 SECONDS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TIDE INFORMATION...LOW TIDE AT 852 PM PDT...HEIGHT 2.1 FT.
                   HIGH TIDE AT 217 AM PDT...HEIGHT 4.1 FT.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 65-68.
RH..................MIN 50-60 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........0600-0900: VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.
                    0900-1300: SOUTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH.
                    1300-1800: SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
SWELL HEIGHT........WEST SWELL 1-2 FEET.
SWELL PERIOD........11 SECONDS.
SECOND SWELL........SOUTH AT 1 FOOT.
SECOND SWELL PD.....18 SECONDS.
WIND WAVE...........1-2 FEET AT 8 SECONDS.
TIDE INFORMATION....LOW TIDE AT 941 AM PDT...HEIGHT 0.7 FT.
                    HIGH TIDE AT 514 PM PDT...HEIGHT 3.1 FT.


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FORECASTER...KAPLAN/DB
REQUESTED BY...NWS OXNARD
TYPE OF REQUEST...HAZMAT
.TAG 20150523.REFUG.01/LOX



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