Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
303 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ600-201730-
303 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 10Z...OR 2 AM PST...A 1025 MB SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM WAS CENTERED 1000 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION AND
EXTENDED EASTWARD INTO THE GREAT BASIN. NW FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AS THE SURFACE HIGH STRENGTHENS AND MOVES
TOWARDS OREGON.

$$

PZZ645-201730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
303 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 18 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ670-201730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
303 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
16 TO 17 FT AT 18 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14
SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ673-201730-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
303 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 2 TO 3
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 14 TO 16 FT AT 18 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. STRONGEST AROUND POINT CONCEPTION.
COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. POSSIBLE GUSTS TO
35 KT. STRONGEST AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ676-201730-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
303 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT
AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING
25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH
POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15
TO 25 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH
POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ650-201730-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
303 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ655-201730-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
303 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

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