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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
802 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

PZZ600-232230-
802 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.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 1024 MB surface high was
800 NM west of Point Conception while a 1012 MB thermal low was over
southwest Arizona. This pattern will change little through the middle
of the week. Dense fog will remain an issue, through at least
tonight.

$$

PZZ645-232230-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
802 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13
seconds. Areas of dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming
variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of fog.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming
variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined
seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined
seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ670-232230-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
802 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Areas of fog.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at
15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at
14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 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-
802 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of fog.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at
14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy
fog.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

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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-
802 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
13 seconds. Areas of dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of fog.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at
12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at
14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

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East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
802 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
Areas of dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...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 3 ft at 13 seconds.
Areas of fog.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at
12 seconds. S swell 2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE 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
at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft
at 15 seconds. W swell 2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED 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 3 ft at 15 seconds, building to 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds
after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest
western portion. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest western portion.
Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

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Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
802 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 13 seconds
and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Areas of dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at
13 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of fog.
.TUE...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at
12 seconds and SW 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft
at 15 seconds and SW 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft
at 13 seconds and S 2 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. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft
and SW 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

RAT/Kittell

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