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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 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.

PZZ899-250445-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL DISSIPATE
OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG
THE SRN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST WILL PERSIST THROUGH
WED...EXPAND N ALONG THE COAST WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN PERSIST
THROUGH FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST TO THE W OF THE
CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH WED NIGHT...THEN REBUILD ACROSS THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-250445-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-250445-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-250445-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ925-250445-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ830-250445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT AND TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT.

$$

PZZ930-250445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ835-250445-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING N.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ935-250445-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ840-250445-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ940-250445-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT AND TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-250445-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
846 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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