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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KLOX 310927
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
227 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

PZZ600-311700-
227 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 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 1000 MB LOW WAS 500
NM W OF PORTLAND...WITH A COLD FRONT EXTENDING S OF THE LOW. THIS
FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. AHEAD OF THE FRONT...WEAK S FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED...AND
MODERATE NW FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.



PZZ645-311700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
227 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TODAY
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN DEVELOPING.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING W 5 TO
15 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

SAT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT
WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT
AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

MON
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ670-311700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
227 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TODAY
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN DEVELOPING.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

SAT
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
7 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 12 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 14 SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.

MON
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ673-311700-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
227 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TODAY
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST NORTHWESTERN
PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 12 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 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 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
N 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.

MON
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ676-311700-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
227 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TODAY
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT WITH
LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 5 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.

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

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.

MON
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.



PZZ650-311700-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
227 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TODAY
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE
IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING
W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

MON
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT.



PZZ655-311700-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
227 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 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 3 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT
BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

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

TUE
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT.



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