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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KLOX 241005
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
305 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

PZZ600-241630-
305 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.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 1018 MB HIGH WAS
LOCATED 500 NM WSW OF POINT CONCEPTION. A 1013 MB LOW WAS LOCATED
NEAR NEEDLES. HIGH PRES IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN IN THE EASTERN
PACIFIC SAT NIGHT AND SHIFT E SUN.



PZZ645-241630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
305 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING S
5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7
TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.



PZZ670-241630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
305 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG.

SAT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.



PZZ673-241630-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
305 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT WITH
LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.



PZZ676-241630-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
305 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 10 FT AT 13
SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS 30 KT...STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.



PZZ650-241630-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
305 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

TODAY
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12
SECONDS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SE 10 KT OR
LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SAT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13
SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

MON
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT.



PZZ655-241630-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
305 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

TODAY
SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 12
SECONDS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
SE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13
SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.




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