Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
905 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

PZZ600-252315-
905 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 17Z...OR 9 AM PST...A 1003 MB LOW WAS
CENTERED IN NEVADA...WITH AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT EXTENDING INTO
SOUTHERN CA. A 1034 MB HIGH WAS LOCATED 800 NM W OF EUREKA.
STRONG NW FLOW WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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PZZ645-252315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
905 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ670-252315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
905 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
16 TO 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED
SEAS 14 TO 16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 TO
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO 11 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

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PZZ673-252315-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
905 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. STRONGEST
NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING N AROUND 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 16
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.

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PZZ676-252315-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
905 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING
N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 10 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST EASTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

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PZZ650-252315-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
905 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST EASTERN PORTION. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...EASTERN PORTION...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 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 5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING E
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT 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 AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ655-252315-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
905 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WESTERN
PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA AND S OF PALOS VERDES...
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...WINDS VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS BECOMING E AROUND 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE 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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