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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KLOX

FZUS56 KLOX 182006 AAA
CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
1206 PM PST Tue Dec 18 2018

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

PZZ600-182315-
1206 PM PST Tue Dec 18 2018

.Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara
Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
and National Park...at 20Z...or 12 PM PST, a 965 MB low was
located in the Gulf of Alaska with a cold front extending south
well off the northern CA coast. A 1026 MB high was over Colorado,
and a 1027 MB high was 450 NM SW of Point Conception. A very
large northwest to westerly swell will gradually subside, but
breaking waves are still possible at west facing harbor entrances
north of Point Conception.



PZZ645-182315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
1206 PM PST Tue Dec 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to
12 ft at 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt in the evening, becoming NE 10 to
15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to
10 ft at 14 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at
18 seconds, building to 12 to 13 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to 12 ft at
17 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 11 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
9 to 10 ft at 16 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to
10 ft.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.



PZZ670-182315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
1206 PM PST Tue Dec 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to
13 ft at 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 12 to
13 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 12 ft at 15 seconds after
midnight.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to
12 ft at 14 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 12 to 13 ft at
18 seconds, building to 13 to 15 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 13 to
14 ft at 17 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 12 ft at 16 seconds in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
9 to 10 ft at 16 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to
12 ft.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to
11 ft.



PZZ673-182315-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
1206 PM PST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON


TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest
around Point Conception. Combined seas 12 to 14 ft dominant period
16 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
12 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 13 ft
dominant period 15 seconds after midnight.

WED
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt
by the afternoon. Strongest northwestern portion. Combined seas
10 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 11 ft
dominant period 14 seconds in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at
18 seconds, building to 12 to 14 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 12 to
14 ft at 17 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 12 ft at 16 seconds in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 16 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to
11 ft.



PZZ676-182315-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
1206 PM PST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest
NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period
16 seconds.

TONIGHT
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
15 seconds.

WED
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 10 ft at
14 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 11 ft at 18 seconds.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 17 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 10 ft at 17 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.



PZZ650-182315-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
1206 PM PST Tue Dec 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TODAY
W winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Combined
seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 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 6 to
8 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 18 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 6 to 8 ft at 17 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft.



PZZ655-182315-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
1206 PM PST Tue Dec 18 2018

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 5 to 6 ft at 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
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 14 seconds.

WED NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 3 to 5 ft at 18 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 4 to 6 ft at 17 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft.



Sweet

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