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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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.

PZZ899-172215-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pressure trough along
the coast will weaken today into tonight and dissipate on Mon.
High pressure to the W and NW of the waters will persist through
Mon night while slowly weakening. The high will then shift into
the southern waters by Tue and dissipate by Tue night. A strong
cold front will move into the northern waters Tue, move over the
central waters Tue night and Wed, then move over the southern
waters Wed night and dissipate. A coastal trough will redevelop
Wed night and remain through Thu night. Strong high pres will
build in from the W and NW Wed and Wed night, then weaken while
remaining along or just W of the waters Thu and Thu night.

$$

PZZ820-172215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ920-172215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ825-172215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-172215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ830-172215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-172215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 6 to
7 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-172215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-172215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7
to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ840-172215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ940-172215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 5
to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ945-172215-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
124 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N less than 10 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.



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