097  
FZUS76 KLOX 151016  
MWSLOX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
316 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
PZZ650-655-160015-  
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA  
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-  
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA  
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-  
316 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
...GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE  
INNER COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING AVALON HARBOR TODAY...  
 
THE FIRST SANTA ANA WIND EVENT OF THE SEASON IS EXPECTED TO BRING  
GUSTY WINDS AND CHOPPY SEAS TO THE INNER COASTAL WATERS TODAY.  
THESE WINDS WILL ESPECIALLY AFFECT NEARSHORE AREAS FROM VENTURA TO  
SANTA MONICA (INCLUDING CHANNEL ISLANDS AND VENTURA HARBORS), AS  
WELL AS SANTA CRUZ AND ANACAPA ISLANDS. THESE WINDS WILL ALSO  
AFFECT MOST OF THE UNPROTECTED EAST SIDE OF CATALINA ISLAND,  
INCLUDING AVALON AND TWO HARBORS. WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 25 TO 35  
KNOTS WILL BE COMMON ACROSS THE WIND PRONE INNER WATERS WHICH  
COULD GENERATE ROUGH SHORTER PERIOD WIND WAVES OF 3 TO 5 FEET.  
 
AVALON HARBOR WILL EXPERIENCE NORTHEAST WINDS GUSTS BETWEEN 20 TO  
25 KNOTS TODAY. THESE WINDS COULD GENERATE 2 TO 4 FOOT WIND WAVES.  
 
THESE CONDITIONS HAVE A HISTORY OF VESSEL DAMAGE AND LOSS OF LIFE.  
MARINERS SHOULD AVOID THESE AREAS, OR REMAIN IN SAFE HARBOR UNTIL  
CONDITIONS IMPROVE. AVALON HARBOR AND OTHER EAST FACING HARBORS  
SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED SAFE HARBOR DURING THIS EVENT.  
 

 
 
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