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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
833 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

PZZ600-161145-
833 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara
Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
and National Park...at 04Z...or 8 PM PST...A 1035 MB high was
located 500 NM W of Portland Oregon. A weak trough of low pressure
was located along the CA coast. Increasing NW flow is expected in the
outer and northern waters tonight into the weekend as high pressure
builds into the eastern Pacific. Gale force winds are expected across
the outer waters late tonight through Sat night. Gusty NE winds are
likely near shore from Ventura to Santa Monica Sat night and Sun.
Smoke from the Thomas fire may locally reduce visibilities down to 2
NM for portions of the coastal waters S of Point Conception at least
through Sat. Patchy dense fog with visibilities 1 NM or less is
also possible tonight in the outer waters.

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PZZ645-161145-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
833 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PST SATURDAY THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 15 to 25 kt
late. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy
dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to
10 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 11 to 13 ft dominant
period 11 seconds in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the
evening, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant
period 11 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds
late.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Combined
seas 7 to 9 ft.

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PZZ670-161145-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
833 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PST SATURDAY THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with local
gusts to 35 kt late. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 15
seconds, building to 11 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy
dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 12 to
14 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 14 to 17 ft dominant
period 11 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming N
15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt late. Combined seas 15 to 18 ft
dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 13 to 16 ft dominant period
11 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to
15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 12 to
15 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 12 ft dominant
period 11 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at
11 seconds.
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less early, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt early, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts
to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.

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Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
833 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PST SATURDAY THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt with gusts
to 35 kt late. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 16 seconds,
building to 10 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds late. Areas of
smoke. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 10 to
13 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 14 to 17 ft dominant
period 11 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. Areas
of smoke.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming 15
to 25 kt late.. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft dominant period 12 seconds,
subsiding to 12 to 14 ft dominant period 12 seconds late. Areas of
smoke.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to 13 ft at 12 seconds,
subsiding to 9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds in the afternoon. Areas of
smoke.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt early, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts
to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.

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Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
833 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PST SATURDAY THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to
35 kt late, strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8
ft dominant period 16 seconds, building to 9 to 11 ft dominant period
16 seconds late. Patchy dense fog in the evening. Patchy dense fog,
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, strongest NW of San
Nicolas Island. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds,
building to 12 to 15 ft dominant period 13 seconds in the afternoon.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, strongest NW of
San Nicolas Island, becoming N 15 to 25 kt late. Combined seas 12 to
15 ft dominant period 12 seconds.
.SUN...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming
NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant
period 13 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 13
seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming variable 10 kt or less in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt early, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts
to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

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East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
833 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt,
strongest western portion, becoming N 10 to 15 kt late.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Areas of
smoke.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt, becoming W
to NW 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon,
strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft
at 14 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.SAT NIGHT...Western portion...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming
NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 10 to 15
kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt late. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.SUN...Eastern portion, NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Western portion, NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period
13 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12
seconds. Areas of smoke.
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less early, becoming W to NW 10 kt.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt early, becoming 15 to 25 kt.
Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.

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PZZ655-161145-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
833 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
Areas of smoke.
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft
at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Areas of smoke.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late,
except 15 to 20 kt from Point Mugu to Santa Monica. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds. Areas of smoke in the evening.
.SUN...From Point Mugu to Santa Monica and S of Palos Verdes, NE
winds 15 to 25 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere,
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Combined
seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less early, becoming W to NW kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt early, becoming 15 to 20 kt. Wind
waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft.


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