Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
857 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

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

PZZ600-222315-
857 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 16Z...OR 8 AM PST...A 1030 MB HIGH WAS
CENTERED 500 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION...WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING TO
A 1026 MB HIGH IN OREGON. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH
LATE TODAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM IN OREGON WILL STRENGTHEN AS IT
MOVES INTO UTAH AND NEVADA TONIGHT...AND WILL PRODUCE GUSTY OFFSHORE
FLOW AND SHORT PERIOD SEAS ACROSS THEN INNER WATERS FROM OXNARD
TO SANTA MONICA TUE MORNING.

$$

PZZ645-222315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
857 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NE 5 TO
10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ670-222315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
857 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

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PZZ673-222315-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
857 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST
NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS.
.TUE...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW IN
THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 10 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING
25 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ676-222315-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
857 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING
20 TO 25 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ650-222315-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
857 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING 5 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...EASTERN PORTION...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WESTERN PORTION...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ655-222315-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
857 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

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