Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
214 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

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

PZZ600-280445-
214 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 20Z...OR 1 PM PST...A 1029 MB HIGH PRESSURE
CENTER WAS LOCATED 600 NM NW OF POINT CONCEPTION AND A 1008 MB LOW
PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED IN NW ARIZONA. WINDS WILL BE ELEVATED
DURING MUCH OF THIS COMING WEEK. WIDESPREAD GALES ARE LIKELY THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND POSSIBLY AGAIN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. SHORT
PERIOD SEAS WILL DOMINATE THE WATERS DUE TO PERSISTENT NORTHWEST
WINDS.

$$

PZZ645-280445-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
214 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...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 7 TO 9 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 10 TO 20 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 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.
.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.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ670-280445-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
214 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

$$

PZZ673-280445-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
214 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8
TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 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 GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.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 7 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ676-280445-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
214 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

$$

PZZ650-280445-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
214 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING 20 TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. EASTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...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 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.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.
.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.

$$

PZZ655-280445-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
214 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

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

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