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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ899-310430-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL PERSIST TODAY THROUGH SUN...DRIFT SE INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PREVAIL OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST NEAR
THE COAST TODAY INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SUN INTO MON. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT AND
SUN. THE RIDGE WILL REBUILD ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA MON INTO TUE.
LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE AND PASS NW OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT...WHILE
PULLING A COLD FRONT SE TOWARD THE WATERS.

$$

PZZ820-310430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ920-310430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ825-310430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ925-310430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-310430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-310430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ835-310430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-310430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-310430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-310430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-310430-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
818 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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