Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
503 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

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

PZZ600-190530-
503 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 00Z...OR 4 PM PST...A 1032 MB HIGH
PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED OVER WESTERN WYOMING...AND A 967 MB
LOW PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED 700 NM NORTHWEST OF SEATTLE. A
SERIES OF STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY. THESE WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS TO THE REGION
THROUGHOUT THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS BEGINNING WITH STRONG SOUTHERLY
WINDS TONIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AND AGAIN ON FRIDAY. A VERY LARGE LONG PERIOD
WEST SWELL WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY
WITH THE PEAK SWELL COMING FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ645-190530-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
503 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING S WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 13 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
14 TO 16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
15 TO 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 19 TO 20 FT AT
16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
SE 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 15 TO 17 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO
16 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO
13 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

PZZ670-190530-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
503 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40
KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 14 TO
15 FT AT 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 17 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18 TO 21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 21 TO 24 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 22 TO 26 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 17 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

PZZ673-190530-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
503 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT.
STRONGEST NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 13 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST AROUND POINT
CONCEPTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
15 TO 16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 17 TO
20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 19 TO 23 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 24 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 17 TO 18 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

PZZ676-190530-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
503 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14
SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT BY THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 16 TO 19 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 15 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 18 TO
21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO
14 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

PZZ650-190530-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
503 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT EARLY
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST EASTERN PORTION. COMBINED
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 TO 16 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO
18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 TO 13 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

PZZ655-190530-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
503 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SE 15 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14
SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 4
TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7
TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

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