...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
236 PM PST Tue Jan 26 2021
.Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara
Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
and National Park...at 22Z, or 2 PM PST, a 1026 MB high pressure
center was located about 1000 NM southwest of Point Conception. A
983 MB low was located 350 NM west of Seattle, with a cold front
extending southward. Strong west to northwest winds will diminish
across the waters today, and become southerly and gusty as the next
low pressure system approaches. Gale to Storm Force winds and
hazardous seas will develop over the northern waters tonight, lasting
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Rain likely after midnight.
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Rain likely in the morning, then rain.
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. strongest western portion. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 13 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds after midnight. Rain likely.
SE winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 40 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Rain.
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Rain and slight chance of tstms.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft. rain likely.
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft.