Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
847 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

PZZ600-292215-
847 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 16Z...OR 9 AM PDT...A TROUGH OF LOW PRES
OVER THE SW STATES WILL PERSIST THROUGH SAT NIGHT AND THEN BEGIN
TO SHIFT NE SUN. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRES OVER THE ERN PAC WILL CHANGE
LITTLE TODAY THEN WEAKEN SAT. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT E
OVER THE ERN PAC WHILE WEAKENING SUN THROUGH MON.

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PZZ645-292215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
847 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND S 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ670-292215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
847 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
W PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20 TO
25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST W PORTION. COMBINED
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ673-292215-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
847 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
NW PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ676-292215-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
847 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH
GUST TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20 TO
25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS
ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 20 TO 25
KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8
TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ650-292215-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
847 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W PORTION...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. E PORTION...W WINDS
10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST
W PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 1 TO 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 1 TO
2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

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PZZ655-292215-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
847 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 2 FT
AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 2
TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
S SWELL 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
1 TO 3 FT AND S 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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