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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KLOX 011617
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
917 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

PZZ600-012230-
917 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA
CHANNEL INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
AND NATIONAL PARK...AT 16Z...OR 9 AM PDT...A 1026 MB HIGH WAS 500
NM W OF MEDFORD OREGON AND A 1004 MB LOW WAS NEAR LAS VEGAS.
ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS...WEAK TO LOCALLY MODERATE NW TO N FLOW
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THU. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...WEAK W TO NW
FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN WEAK TO MODERATE NE
FLOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND THU...WITH THE STRONGEST GUSTS
NEAR SHORE BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS.



PZZ645-012230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
917 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
N 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
NE 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 FT AND SW 3 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AND SW 3 FT.



PZZ670-012230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
917 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE
10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AND S 3 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AND S 3 FT.



PZZ673-012230-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
917 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

TODAY
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.



PZZ676-012230-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
917 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

TODAY
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING N
5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

FRI
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.



PZZ650-012230-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
917 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

TODAY
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
EASTERN PORTION...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10
TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
EASTERN PORTION...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WESTERN PORTION...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT AT
9 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT.



PZZ655-012230-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
917 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

TODAY
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT
WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WINDS NEAR
SHORE FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 FT AND SW 3 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 FT AND SW 3 FT.



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