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   PZZ600-182345-  919 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017      .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 1035 MB HIGH PRESSURE  CENTER WAS LOCATED OVER WESTERN WYOMING... AND A 965 MB LOW  PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED 750 NM NORTHWEST OF SEATTLE.      A SERIES OF STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY  THROUGH MONDAY. THESE WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS TO THE REGION  THROUGHOUT THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS BEGINNING WITH STRONG SOUTHERLY  WINDS TODAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND AND FRIDAY.  A VERY LARGE LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS  FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.    $$
   PZZ650-182345-  EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA  INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-  919 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017    SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY  EVENING  GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY  MORNING    TODAY  WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT IN  THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT  15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  TONIGHT  SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING  15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION.  COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN  THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.  THU  W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO  7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FT DOMINANT  PERIOD 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS  IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  THU NIGHT  W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW  10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST EASTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS  8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  FRI  S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING W IN  THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16  SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS IN  THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. RAIN  LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  FRI NIGHT  NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING  15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO  14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 TO 16 FT DOMINANT  PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.  SAT  NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 10 TO  20 KT BY AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  SUN  SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO  11 FT. RAIN.    $$

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