Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
817 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

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

PZZ600-161130-
817 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 02Z...OR 7 PM PDT...HIGH PRESSURE WAS OVER
THE EASTERN PACIFIC AND A 1004 MB LOW WAS NEAR LAS VEGAS. ACROSS
THE OUTER WATERS...MODERATE NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE IN
THE WEEK. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...WEAK TO LOCALLY MODERATE W TO
NW FLOW IS EXPECTED DURING EACH AFTERNOON TO EVENING PERIOD.

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PZZ645-161130-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
817 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT
BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT
AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS
AND SW 2 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ670-161130-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
817 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
20 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO
20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ673-161130-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
817 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
STRONGEST AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ676-161130-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
817 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE... NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.WED 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 5 TO
7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ650-161130-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
817 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 1 TO 2 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 1 TO 2
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 1 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

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PZZ655-161130-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
817 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT
BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. SW SWELL 2 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.TUE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 3 FT AT
20 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR
LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 3 FT AT 18
SECONDS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AT 14
SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AT
14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AND SW
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 1 TO 3 FT AND
SW 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 1 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
1 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

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