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Sunday, February 26, 2012
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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Monday weather
We're going to get pretty much shellacked by this storm that's getting ready to roll through. Here's the NOAA forecast for inner waters: 


INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
 CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
 903 AM PST MON FEB 27 2012

 
 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
 

 .TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
 .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
 EVENING. 
 .TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT WESTERN
 PORTION IN THE MORNING. OTHERWISE NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W
 5 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
 .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. 
 .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...STRONGEST
 WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. 
 .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
 .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. 
 .FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. 


And along the beach it's not looking much better, at least not until later in the week. 


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

 
 .TODAY...WIND W 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
 AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT
 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
 .TONIGHT...WIND W 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
 MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 5 TO 8 FT AT
 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
 SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
 .TUE...WIND NW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 3 TO
 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
 .TUE NIGHT...WIND NW 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO
 4 FT. 
 .WED...WIND NW 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT.
 .WED NIGHT...WIND NW 15 KT...BECOMING 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
 WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
 .THU...WIND NW 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
 MORNING. 
 .THU NIGHT...WIND W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING
 VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 3 TO
 6 FT. 
 .FRI...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 SWELL W 2 TO 5 FT. 
 .FRI NIGHT...WIND NW 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
 LESS THAN 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT.  


And for those fishing rockfish out of Ventura and Barbs around the opener: 


.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
 TSTMS.
 .TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT EARLY IN THE
 EVENING...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
 EVENING. 
 .TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO
 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. 
 .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
 EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
 SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. 
 .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. 
 .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
 EVENING...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
 .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. 
 .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. 
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