Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR REFUGIO INCIDENT...USCG
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1236 PM PDT SAT MAY 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1156 PDT ON MAY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER CALIFORNIA WILL
MOVE EASTWARD TONIGHT AS AN UPPER TROUGH APPROACHES
THE WEST COAST. ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE WEAK TODAY AND
AS WELL AS ON SUNDAY...WITH SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS REMAINING
MOSTLY BELOW 15 MPH. THERE WILL BE LOW CLOUDS AND FOG THIS
EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THE FOG MAY BE LOCALLY DENSE
AT TIMES...WITH VISIBILITIES 1 NM OR LESS.

AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE OVER THE WEST COAST ON MONDAY...
FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER TROUGH ON TUESDAY...WHICH WILL LINGER
FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK. THE MARINE LAYER WILL DEEPEN SUNDAY
NIGHT AND MONDAY...THEN REMAIN RELATIVELY DEEP THROUGH THE
WEEK. MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON.
THERE COULD BE SOME GUSTY NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS
BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS MONDAY NIGHT. GENERALLY MODERATE
TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

MIXED SWELLS ORIGINATING FROM THE SOUTHERN OCEAN AND FROM
T.C. ANDRES WILL PERSIST. THE NORTHERN CHANNEL ISLANDS
WILL BLOCK THE BULK OF THE SWELLS FROM REACHING THE SPILL
AREA. SURF MAY BUILD AND RANGE FROM 2 TO 3 FEET THROUGH
WEDNESDAY WITH THE PEAK EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT. A LOCALLY
GENERATED NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BUILD NEAR SHORE
NORTH OF POINT CONCEPTION WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    CLOUDY (90 PERCENT). PATCHY DENSE FOG
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS UP TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SWELL HEIGHT........SOUTHWEST SWELL 1 TO 3 FEET.
SWELL PERIOD........12 SECONDS.
WIND WAVE...........1 FOOT THIS EVENING...THEN FLAT.
TIDE INFORMATION....HIGH TIDE AT 826 PM PDT...HEIGHT 5.5 FEET.
                    LOW TIDE AT 322 AM PDT...HEIGHT 0.1 FEET.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING SUNNY
                    (10-20 PERCENT). PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SWELL HEIGHT........SOUTHWEST SWELL 1 TO 3 FEET.
SWELL PERIOD........12 SECONDS.
WIND WAVE...........FLAT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TIDE INFORMATION....HIGH TIDE AT 943 AM PDT...HEIGHT 3.6 FEET.
                    LOW TIDE AT 229 PM PDT...HEIGHT 1.9 FEET.

$$
FORECASTER...30
REQUESTED BY...NWS OXNARD
TYPE OF REQUEST...HAZMAT
.TAG 20150530.REFUG.02/LOX



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