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

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

PZZ600-152330-
838 AM 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 15Z...or 7 AM PST...A 1034 MB high was
centered in Idaho and Colorado, and a 1033 mb high was 600 nm W of
Portland. A weak trough of low pressure was located across the inner
coastal waters. 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 or less
across the E Santa Barbara Channel today.

$$

PZZ645-152330-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
838 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at
16 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 15 to 25 kt
with local gusts to 30 kt late. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant
period 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant
period 15 seconds, building to 10 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds
in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 7
to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less in the evening, becoming
NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at
11 seconds, subsiding to 6 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

$$

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Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
838 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy
dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt this evening, then to
20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt late. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft
dominant period 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 12 to
15 ft dominant period 12 seconds.
.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 13 to 15 ft
dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 13 ft dominant period
11 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming NW 10
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period
11 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11
seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ673-152330-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
838 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to
9 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt this evening, then to
20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt late. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft
dominant period 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 11 to
14 ft dominant period 13 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming
N 15 to 25 kt late. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 11
seconds, subsiding to 11 to 13 ft dominant period 11 seconds after
midnight.
.SUN...NE to N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at 11 seconds,
subsiding to 8 to 10 ft at 11 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 11 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds after
midnight.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. 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.

$$

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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-
838 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy dense
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt this evening, then to
20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt late. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft
dominant period 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, strongest NW of San
Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds,
building to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming N
15 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period
11 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds after
midnight.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft
at 12 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 6 to 8
ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds after
midnight.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6
ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

$$

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

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Eastern portion,
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 15
seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NE 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Western portion, W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt
with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...Eastern portion, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Western portion, NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12
seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt early, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2
ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ655-152330-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
838 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less in the morning, becoming W in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 17
seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft
at 15 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13
seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt early, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.

$$

Sirard

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