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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 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.

PZZ899-222300-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT S TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OVER
THE SRN WATERS WHILE WEAKENING WED AND WED NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD
FRONT WILL THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE WATERS TDOAY. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE NW PORTION TUE...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS
THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING AS THE
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES PASSES TO THE NW OF THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS THU AND THU
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT N OVER THE NRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN AND CENTRAL COAST THU
THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-222300-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-222300-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-222300-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ925-222300-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-222300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ930-222300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ835-222300-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ935-222300-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ840-222300-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ940-222300-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ945-222300-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
303 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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