Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
814 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

PZZ600-241100-
814 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 03Z...OR 8 PM PST...A 990 MB LOW WAS 500 NM W
OF SEATTLE...WITH A COLD FRONT TRAILING SW OF THE THE LOW. A 1027 MB
HIGH WAS LOCATED ABOUT 250 NM SW OF POINT CONCEPTION. THE COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS THE SW CALIFORNIA WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT.

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PZZ645-241100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
814 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 10
KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
14 FT.

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PZZ670-241100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
814 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING...STRONGEST SOUTH PORTION. WIND BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO
15 FT.

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PZZ673-241100-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
814 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST AROUND POINT
CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST NORTHWESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO
15 FT.

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PZZ676-241100-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
814 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8
TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.

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PZZ650-241100-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
814 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. EASTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.

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PZZ655-241100-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
814 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

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