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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
211 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

PZZ600-180700-
211 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara
Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
and National Park...at 21Z...or 1 PM PST...a 1025 MB high was
located 400 NM SW of Point Conception and a 965 MB low was 600 NM
west of Seattle. A large, long period NW swell will affect the waters
through tonight. After a brief lull, an even larger NW swell will
affect the waters late Thu morning through Sat. Strong NW winds will
affect much of the waters Fri through Sat.

$$

PZZ645-180700-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
211 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at
14 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at
20 seconds, becoming W and building to 12 to 14 ft at 20 seconds
in the afternoon. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
13 to 15 ft at 18 seconds, building to 14 to 17 ft at 17 seconds
after midnight. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 13 to 16 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the
evening, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
12 to 15 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 12 ft
dominant period 15 seconds after midnight. Chance of showers in
the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to 11 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the
evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
9 to 11 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
11 to 12 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ670-180700-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
211 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell
9 to 10 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less
after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 20 seconds, becoming W and building to 14 to 17 ft
at 20 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less in the morning. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined
seas 15 to 18 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 17 to
19 ft dominant period 17 seconds after midnight. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 16 to 18 ft dominant period 16 seconds, subsiding
to 15 ft dominant period 15 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 14 to 15 ft
dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 13 ft dominant period
15 seconds after midnight. Chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant
period 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
8 to 10 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft. Slight
chance of rain.

$$

PZZ673-180700-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
211 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
10 to 11 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 9 ft at 14 seconds after
midnight. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
8 to 10 ft dominant period 20 seconds, building to 12 to 14 ft
dominant period 20 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy dense fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined
seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 14 to
17 ft dominant period 17 seconds after midnight. Slight chance
of rain in the evening, then chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming
20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas
13 to 16 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined
seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to
12 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds after midnight. Slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
11 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant
period 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
8 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
11 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ676-180700-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
211 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
8 to 11 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds after
midnight. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to
11 ft dominant period 18 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined
seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 11 to 14 ft
dominant period 17 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of rain
after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Slight
chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined
seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined
seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ650-180700-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
211 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at
14 seconds.
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at
16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 18 seconds,
building to 7 to 10 ft at 17 seconds after midnight. Slight
chance of rain after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt with gusts
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined
seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.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. Strongest western
portion. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest western
portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant
period 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined
seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ655-180700-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
211 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at
14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at
16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...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
18 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft at 17 seconds after midnight.
.FRI...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W winds 15 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion.
Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Slight chance
of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to
35 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming W 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt.
Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant
period 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 25 to 30 kt becoming 5 to
10 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant
period 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined
seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

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