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Lebec, CA

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Sunrise 6:57AMSunset 5:13PM Monday January 20, 2020 9:01 AM PST (17:01 UTC) Moonrise 4:16AMMoonset 2:43PM Illumination 21% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 25 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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PZZ650 East Santa Barbara Channel From Pt. Conception To Pt. Mugu Ca Including Santa Cruz Island- 853 Am Pst Mon Jan 20 2020
Today..Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tonight..Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Tue..NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds.
Tue night..Western portion, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming nw 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds.
Wed..Western portion, nw winds 10 to 15 kt becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, nw winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
Wed night..NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
Thu..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
Fri..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
PZZ600 853 Am Pst Mon Jan 20 2020
Synopsis for the southern california coast and santa barbara channel including the channel islands national marine sanctuary and national park..At 16z or 8 am pst, a 981 mb low was over the gulf of alaska and a 1020 mb high was 250 nm S of los angeles. Generally light winds can be expected over the coastal waters through Tuesday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Lebec, CA
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Area Discussion for - Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
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FXUS66 KLOX 201607 AFDLOX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 807 AM PST Mon Jan 20 2020

SYNOPSIS. 20/654 AM.

Conditions will be much cooler with a slight chance of light showers across the region through Tuesday. Dry and warmer weather will return on Wednesday for the remainder of the week then there is another slight chance of rain on Sunday.

SHORT TERM (TDY-WED). 20/807 AM.

***UPDATE***

Overall, a rather gloomy morning across the forecast district. Latest satellite and surface observations indicate broad swaths of clouds moving overhead. Cloudy conditions will continue for all areas through the day. Given the moist flow, there is the possibility of some sprinkles or even light rain from Santa Barbara county southward. Based on 12Z QPF forecasts, do not anticipate much, if any, measurable rainfall. So, current slight chance POPs cover the situation very well. With the cloud cover and significant onshore gradients trends, today will be noticeably cooler.

Current forecast looks to have a very good handle on the immediate short term forecast. So, no updates are planned at this time.

***From Previous Discussion***

SW barely cyclonic flow is overhead. There is plenty of mid level moisture embedded in the flow and it will be another cloudy day. The clouds will thicken and lower through the day. A weak trof will move through the flow in the afternoon and it will likely produce some sprinkles. Since the clouds will be so high above the ground the mtns will have a better chc of rain. Unless a hundredth of an inch of rain falls it is not officially rain and there is only about a 30 percent chc that that will happen. Gradients are still offshore but are much weaker than they were 24 hours ago and will flip to onshore later this afternoon. This flip, the clouds and slightly lower hgts will all contribute to a big cool down of 4 to 8 degrees xcp for the LA county coast and vlys which will see 8 to 12 degrees of cooling. The chance of light rain will persist into the the evening and then end.

There will be a few more peaks of sun on Tuesday as the mid and high levels dry out. The very tail end of a front will pass over MRY county and will bring a slight chc of a shower to the SLO county coast from Cambria northward. Max temps will move up a degree maybe 2.

A warm up will kick off on Wednesday as ridge builds into the state. Skies will continue to clear and will likely be partly cloudy. Max temps will begin to inch up but will likely end up a couple degrees blo normal.

LONG TERM (THU-SUN). 20/304 AM.

The ridge will persist over the state on Thu and Fri. A Great Basin high will bring weak offshore flow to the area. This will eliminate any chc of stratus formation. Skies will be mostly clear. Max temps will be the big story. Look for 3 to 6 degrees of warming on Thursday. Most of the csts/vlys south of Pt Conception will see highs in the lower to mid 70s while the Central Coast will see max temps in the mid and upper 60s. There will not be much change in temps on Friday.

Not much change Saturday the ridge is a little stronger but the offshore flow is a little weaker. Both of these will counteract each other and max temps will not change much. There may be an increase in clouds in the afternoon as the high slides to the east and broad westerly flow sets up over the area.

A weak trof will bring clouds and a chc of rain to the state on Sunday. The main energy of the system will be quite a ways to the north so rain is not a slam dunk. Best chance of rain will be across the Central Coast. Right now even in the wettest scenario this storm would only bring a half inch of rain to the area.

AVIATION. 20/1148Z.

At 1130Z at KLAX, there was no marine layer.

Hi confidence in VFR cigs at all airfields thru this evening then moderate confidence at best in the formation of low clouds and MVFR cigs late this evening thru late tonight for many of the airfields. There is only a 40%-50% chance of these forming, and any low clouds that do develop may be intermittent.

LAX . Hi confidence in VFR cigs thru about 09Z, then there is a 50% chance at best for MVFR cigs to develop aft 09Z late tonight thru 18Z Tue. Good confidence that any east wind component early this morning will be 6 kt or less.

KBUR . Hi confidence in VFR cigs thru about 09Z, then there is a 50% chance at best for MVFR cigs to develop 09Z-12Z late tonight.

MARINE. 20/805 AM.

Generally hi confidence winds and seas will remain below Small Craft Advisory levels across all the coastal waters through Tuesday.

There is a 50%-60% chance of SCA level wind gusts for the southern two outer waters zones (PZZ673 and PZZ676) Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night, and a 40% chance of these winds for parts of the outer waters on Friday. Otherwise, winds are expected to remain below SCA levels thru Friday for the coastal waters.

There is high confidence that seas will reach or exceed 10 ft tonight through Wednesday night across the outer waters north and west of the Channel Islands as a large, long period west to northwest swell overspreads the waters. The swell should peak around 6 feet across the SBA Channel Wednesday and Wednesday night.

BEACHES. 20/142 AM.

A large long-period mostly northwest swell is expected to move mainly into the coastal waters N of Point Conception tonight through Wednesday night. This swell will produce surf of about 9 to 12 feet on west and northwest facing beaches of the Central Coast during that period. The peak of the surf is expected Tuesday evening when max sets to 13 feet will be possible. A High Surf Advisory has been posted for the Central Coast beaches from this evening through 6 PM Wednesday.

Some of the swell energy will likely refract around Point Conception and move through the Santa Barbara Channel Tuesday through Wednesday, with elevated surf of up to 6 feet possible at times on well-exposed west-facing beaches of Ventura County.

With the high surf, there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large breaking waves can cause injury, wash people off beaches and rocks, and capsize small boats near shore.

LOX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. CA . High Surf Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM PST Wednesday for zones 34-35. (See LAXCFWLOX). PZ . NONE.

.HAZARD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK (WED-SUN).

No significant hazards expected.



PUBLIC . Rorke/Thompson AVIATION . Sirard MARINE . Sweet/Sirard BEACHES . Sirard SYNOPSIS . Kj

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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
ICAC1 - 9410840 - Santa Monica Pier 52 mi49 min E 1.9 G 2.9 58°F 59°F1019.5 hPa
NTBC1 - Santa Barbara, CA - 9411340 52 mi85 min 57°F 1018.7 hPa

Wind History for Santa Barbara, CA
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Airport Reports
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Sandberg, CA4 mi68 minENE 1410.00 miA Few Clouds49°F19°F31%1018.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Ventura, California
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Ventura
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Mon -- 03:16 AM PST     Moonrise
Mon -- 05:47 AM PST     5.80 feet High Tide
Mon -- 07:01 AM PST     Sunrise
Mon -- 01:16 PM PST     -0.40 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 01:46 PM PST     Moonset
Mon -- 05:14 PM PST     Sunset
Mon -- 07:38 PM PST     3.46 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Rincon Island, California (2)
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Mon -- 03:17 AM PST     Moonrise
Mon -- 05:59 AM PST     5.84 feet High Tide
Mon -- 07:02 AM PST     Sunrise
Mon -- 01:22 PM PST     -0.42 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 01:47 PM PST     Moonset
Mon -- 05:15 PM PST     Sunset
Mon -- 07:50 PM PST     3.53 feet High Tide
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