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Coastal Waters Forecast for Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands (PZZ655) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands (PZZ655)
Issued by: National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
Last Update: 913 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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Today: N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

Tonight: Western portion, W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 15 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Patchy drizzle after midnight.

Fri: Western portion, NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 5 to 15 kt becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy drizzle in the morning.

Fri Night: Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 17 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight.

Sat: From point mugu to santa monica, N winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 3 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.

Sat Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 ft at 14 seconds.

Sun: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.

Mon: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft.



Zone Forecast: Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands (PZZ655)

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