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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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.

PZZ899-292215-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE
COAST WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY...THEN PERSIST TONIGHT BEFORE
WEAKENING MON. A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW WATERS WILL THEN
WEAKEN AND DRIFT SW THROUGH MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT THEN PASS SE THROUGH THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS MON INTO TUE. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE NW PORTION
BEHIND THE FRONT LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH
NEAR THE COAST WILL STRENGTHEN AGAIN TUE AND PERSIST INTO THU
NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-292215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-292215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.

$$

PZZ825-292215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...WINDS INCREASING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 11
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ925-292215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...WINDS VEERING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-292215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-292215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-292215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 30 KT...BECOMING 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-292215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ840-292215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
17 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-292215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-292215-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
319 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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