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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

PZZ899-211145-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL EXPAND INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN COAST TONIGHT...EXPAND N ALONG THE REMAINDER
OF THE COAST SUN INTO MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS WED AND WED
NIGHT...THEN MOVE INTO SRN WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW WED NIGHT INTO THU...THEN BEGIN TO
WEAKEN THU NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-211145-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 15 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-211145-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11
TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-211145-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
LATE.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-211145-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO
17 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ830-211145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15
FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-211145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ835-211145-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ935-211145-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ840-211145-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ940-211145-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ945-211145-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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