Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
306 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

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

PZZ600-181730-
306 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 10Z...OR 2 AM PST...A 1035 MB HIGH WAS OVER
WESTERN WYOMING...AND A 1023 MB HIGH WAS 350 NM SW OF POINT
CONCEPTION. A COUPLE OF FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL BRING GUSTY S WINDS
TO THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND AGAIN THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI MORNING. A
VERY LARGE LONG PERIOD W SWELL WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS FRI
INTO SAT.

$$

PZZ645-181730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
306 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14
SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING S WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 13 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
15 TO 18 FT...BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 TO
20 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO
16 FT. RAIN.

$$

PZZ670-181730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
306 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 30 KT BY MID MORNING. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 14 TO
15 FT AT 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
17 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18 TO 21 FT...BUILDING TO
21 TO 24 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 24 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT. RAIN.

$$

PZZ673-181730-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
306 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT BY LATE MORNING. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST
NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 13 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST AROUND POINT
CONCEPTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO
16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 17 TO
20 FT...BUILDING TO 19 TO 23 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 19 TO
23 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT. RAIN.

$$

PZZ676-181730-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
306 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15
SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT LATE THIS EVENING. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
17 SECONDS. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO
16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT...BUILDING TO 16 TO 19 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 TO
20 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. RAIN.

$$

PZZ650-181730-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
306 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WESTERN
PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST EASTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO
14 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. RAIN.

$$

PZZ655-181730-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
306 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO
16 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. RAIN.

$$

CK

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