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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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.

PZZ899-041045-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE SRN WATERS WED
INTO WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TO THE W AND NW OF THE
REGION TONIGHT INTO FRI...AS A LOW PRES TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE
COAST. THE HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT
AS ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W AND NW.

$$

PZZ820-041045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT EARLY.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ920-041045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ825-041045-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-041045-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-041045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.

$$

PZZ930-041045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-041045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-041045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.

$$

PZZ840-041045-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ940-041045-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-041045-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
245 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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