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Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgSE 9 MPH48.2 F 03:44 PST
Vandenburg SouthSSE 11 MPH51.8 F 02:59 PST
Pt. ArguelloS 10 MPH53.1 F 03:00 PST
El CapitanESE 5 MPH49.3 F 02:59 PST
Ellwood
The MesaE 2 MPH50.0 F 03:42 PST
MontecitoENE 1 MPH48.0 F 03:07 PST
CarpinteriaNE 2 MPH48.9 F 02:59 PST
Oxnard AirportN 5 MPH53.1 F 03:39 PST
Leo CarrilloN 6 MPH51.0 F 02:55 PST
ZumaNW 3 MPH49.0 F 03:33 PST
Malibu HillsWNW 3 MPH48.0 F 02:56 PST
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201701210015;;794974
FZUS56 KLOX 201037
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
237 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

*THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES WHEN FORECAST RIP CURRENT RISK
IS LOW: DUE TO HIGHLY VARIED COASTAL TOPOGRAPHY, DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS A POSSIBILITY ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
COASTS, AND SWIMMERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AT ALL TIMES.
**THE UV INDEX FORECAST IS FOR LOS ANGELES AND MAY NOT BE
REPRESENTATIVE FOR ALL BEACH AREAS.


CAZ039-210015-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
237 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY THROUGH 6 AM SUNDAY...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FROM 3 AM SATURDAY THROUGH 6 AM SUNDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS....

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................4 TO 7 FT. 
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................56-58 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........SLIGHT CHANCE.
UV INDEX......................LOW**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...4.4 FT AT 04:09 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....1.3 FT AT 11:28 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...2.7 FT AT 05:08 PM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....1.9 FT AT 09:57 PM PST.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................8 TO 12 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................56-58 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...4.6 FT AT 04:58 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.8 FT AT 12:24 PM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...2.8 FT AT 06:37 PM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....2.1 FT AT 10:56 PM PST.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$

KAPLAN

Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201701201730;;795391
FZUS56 KLOX 201100
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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


PZZ650-201730-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW
15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 18 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201701201730;;795389
FZUS56 KLOX 201100
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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


PZZ673-201730-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT EARLY WILL QUICKLY INCREASE TO 20 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS MORNING. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 15 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17
SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
17 TO 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 18 TO 22 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. 
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 21 TO 25 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT WITH
LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST NORTHWESTERN PORTION.
COMBINED SEAS 19 TO 23 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
17 TO 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN. 
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 TO
18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 16 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO
17 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. 
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201701201730;;795390
FZUS56 KLOX 201100
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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


PZZ676-201730-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WILL QUICKLY INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS MORNING. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 14 TO 16 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 16 TO 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED
SEAS 18 TO 21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO
16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201701201730;;795392
FZUS56 KLOX 201100
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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


PZZ655-201730-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. 
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$

CK

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