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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 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.

PZZ899-231030-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SE OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA
EARLY MON. A STRONG LOW WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON
THROUGH TUE NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TUE INTO THU...THEN PERSIST
THROUGH FRI NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-231030-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
17 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 25 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-231030-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 29
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15
TO 27 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 20 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 12 TO 18
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ825-231030-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 19 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9
FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ925-231030-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18
TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13
TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-231030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 16 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 20 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 21 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10
FT.

$$

PZZ930-231030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 19 TO 23 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING
14 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 10 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9
TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-231030-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17
TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ935-231030-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 20 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ840-231030-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-231030-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 12 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.

$$

PZZ945-231030-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
214 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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