Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
902 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

PZZ600-302315-
902 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 15Z...OR 8 AM PDT...A 996 MB LOW PRESSURE
CENTER WAS LOCATED NW OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE EXTENDED NORTH THROUGH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. A 1023 MB
HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED OVER CENTRAL IDAHO.

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PZZ645-302315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
902 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 10 TO
20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

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PZZ670-302315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
902 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS
11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

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PZZ673-302315-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
902 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST NORTHWESTERN
PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
STRONGEST NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

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PZZ676-302315-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
902 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH
LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT BECOMING
30 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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PZZ650-302315-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
902 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING
SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW 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.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ655-302315-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
902 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. S SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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