Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
312 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

PZZ600-281630-
312 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 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 PRESSURE
CENTER WAS LOCATED 550 NM NORTHWEST OF POINT CONCEPTION AND A 1006
MB LOW PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED OVER NORTHERN ARIZONA. 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.

$$

PZZ645-281630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
312 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING... BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ670-281630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
312 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ673-281630-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
312 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST
NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING N 20 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ676-281630-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
312 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL 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
15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING
30 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
BECOMING W 30 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ650-281630-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
312 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. EASTERN
PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ655-281630-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
312 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA AND S OF PALOS VERDES...
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS
15 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...WINDS
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...WESTERN PORTION...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING W
25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR
LESS BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 3 TO
4 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT BECOMING 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$
KJ

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