...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
916 AM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021
.Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara
Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
and National Park...at 16Z, or 9 AM PDT, a 1012 surface high was
centered over Colorado, and a 966 MB surface low was 500 NM west
of British Columbia, with a cold front extended southward to
California. A strong storm is expected Sunday night into Monday,
which will bring gusty south winds, steep, short-period waves,
and a large northwest to west swell.
Western portion...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Elsewhere...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. patchy fog in the morning. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
Western portion, NW winds 15 to 25 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Elsewhere, SW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 11 seconds, building to 5 to 6 ft dominant period 18 seconds in the afternoon. Rain likely in the morning, then rain.
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 17 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.