Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
251 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

PZZ600-291630-
251 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 09Z...OR 2 AM PST...A 1030 MB HIGH WAS
LOCATED 550 NM NORTHWEST OF POINT CONCEPTION AND A 1000 MB LOW
PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED OVER NEW MEXICO. WINDS WILL BE ELEVATED
DURING MUCH OF THIS COMING WEEK. GALES WILL POSSIBLY RETURN AGAIN
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. SHORT PERIOD SEAS WILL DOMINATE THE WATERS DUE
TO PERSISTENT NORTHWEST WINDS.

$$

PZZ645-291630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
251 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ670-291630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
251 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS
TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 40 KT.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 10
TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ673-291630-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
251 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS
TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 40 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ676-291630-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
251 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST NW OF SAN
NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST NW OF
SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16
SECONDS.
.THU...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25
TO 30 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 40 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12
FT.

$$

PZZ650-291630-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
251 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. EASTERN PORTION...
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS
5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...
BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION.
COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ655-291630-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
251 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA...LOCAL NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING N
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

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