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SPOT FORECAST FOR REFUGIO INCIDENT...USCG
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
248 AM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0500 PDT ON MAY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A BROAD UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL LAST ONE MORE DAY OVER THE
REGION...BEFORE GIVING WAY TO AN AMPLIFIED RIDGE BY WEDNESDAY
EVENING. THEREFORE THERE WILL BE ONLY MINOR DAY-TO-DAY CHANGES
FROM YESTERDAY. EXPECT TYPICAL ONSHORE WINDS WITH GUSTY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS.
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL EXHIBIT A GRADUAL WARMING TREND
THROUGH WEDNESDAY...BUT STILL REMAIN BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS WHILE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY REMAINS AT MODERATE TO HIGH LEVELS. OTHER THAN
NIGHT THROUGH MORNING LOW CLOUDS AND FOG ACROSS THE COASTS AND
VALLEYS...MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL.

FROM THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND...AN AMPLIFIED UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WEST COAST. THIS WILL BRING A
GRADUAL WARM UP ACROSS THE SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST...WITH MORE
SIGNIFICANT WARMING EXPECTED ACROSS INLAND LOCATIONS. IN FACT...MANY
INLAND AREAS WILL BE IN THE 80S TO LOWER 90S FRIDAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. WITH THE WARMER TEMPERATURES...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
DROP TO LOW TO MODERATE LEVELS EACH AFTERNOON...AND OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES WILL BE MODERATE TO GOOD. WEAK ONSHORE WINDS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THROUGH LATE
                    MORNING.
                    THEN SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 66-68.
RH..................MIN 52-56 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........0600-1000: VARIABLE 4 MPH OR LESS.
                    1000-1300: SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
                    1300-1800: WEST 12 TO 16 MPH.
SWELL HEIGHT........WEST SWELL 1-3 FEET.
SWELL PERIOD........11 SECONDS.
SECOND SWELL........SOUTH AT 1 FOOT.
SECOND SWELL PD.....16 SECONDS.
WIND WAVE...........FLAT EARLY BUILDING TO AROUND 2 FEET.
TIDE INFORMATION....LOW TIDE AT 1131 AM PDT...HEIGHT 1.1 FT.
                    HIGH TIDE AT 636 PM PDT...HEIGHT 4.4 FT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR EARLY...THEN LOW CLOUDS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 51-53.
RH..................MAX 90-100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........1800-2200: WEST WINDS 6 TO 12...BECOMING
                    VARIABLE 3-5 MPH AFTER 2000 HOURS.
                    2200-0600: VARIABLE 4 MPH OR LESS.
SWELL HEIGHT........WEST SWELL 1-3 FEET.
SWELL PERIOD........10 SECONDS.
WIND WAVE...........2 FEET BECOMING FLAT.
TIDE INFORMATION....LOW TIDE AT 104 AM PDT...HEIGHT 1.9 FT.
                    HIGH TIDE AT 622 AM PDT...HEIGHT 3.4 FT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MORNING LOW CLOUDS...BECOMING SUNNY BY LATE
                    MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70-72.
RH..................MIN 47-52 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........0600-1000: VARIABLE 4 MPH OR LESS.
                    1000-1300: SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.
                    1300-1800: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH
                    OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
SWELL HEIGHT........WEST 1-3 FEET.
SWELL PERIOD........10 SECONDS.
WIND WAVE...........FLAT EARLY...BUILDING TO 2-4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
TIDE INFORMATION....LOW TIDE AT 1215 PM PDT...HEIGHT 1.3 FT.
                    HIGH TIDE AT 706 PM PDT...HEIGHT 4.7 FT.

$$
FORECASTER...KAPLAN
REQUESTED BY...NWS OXNARD
TYPE OF REQUEST...HAZMAT
.TAG 20150526.REFUG.01/LOX


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