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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
251 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

PZZ600-201815-
251 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara
Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
and National Park...at 09Z...or 1 AM PST...A 1039 MB high was
located 700 NM W of Eureka and A 993 MB low was in Colorado.
Improving conditions are forecast for later today and Wednesday.

$$

PZZ645-201815-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
251 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13
seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to
10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or
less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to
10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant
period 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ670-201815-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
251 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest
western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at
13 seconds, subsiding to 9 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance
of rain in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 6 ft
dominant period 15 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant
period 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to
6 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ673-201815-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
251 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Strongest northwestern portion. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to
8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 6 ft
dominant period 15 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant
period 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to
6 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ676-201815-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
251 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
10 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Slight chance of
rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant
period 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 4 to
6 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ650-201815-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
251 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
3 to 5 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ655-201815-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
251 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3
ft at 13 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 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
Slight chance of rain.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at
15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...Western portion, W winds 20 to 30 kt. Elsewhere, SW
winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 15
seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft.

$$



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