Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
306 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

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

PZZ600-281645-
306 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 09Z...OR 2 AM PDT...A 992 MB LOW PRESSURE
CENTER WAS LOCATED 500 NM NORTHWEST OF SEATTLE WITH A COLD FRONT
EXTENDING TO THE SOUTH AND OFF THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST.  A
1025 MB HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED 750 NM WEST OF SAN
FRANCISCO. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE TROUGH EXTENDED FROM THE GULF OF
CALIFORNIA NORTH THROUGH CALIFORNIA.

MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN OVER THE OUTER WATERS
THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY ONSHORE ACROSS THE INNER
WATERS DURING THE OVERNIGHT PERIODS AND OFFSHORE DURING THE DAY.

$$

PZZ645-281645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
306 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ670-281645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
306 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ673-281645-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
306 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST IN
THE NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ676-281645-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
306 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25
KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT BY MIDDAY. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS
ISLAND. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6
TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
ELSEWHERE... NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ650-281645-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
306 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...
BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ655-281645-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
306 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...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 9 SECONDS.
.WED...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

KJ

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