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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 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.

PZZ899-191730-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRI NIGHT...SHIFT N TO THE
CENTRAL WATERS SAT THROUGH SUN...THEN DRIFT OVER THE NRN WATERS
SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN COAST SAT AND SAT NIGHT...EXPAND N ALONG
THE COAST SUN INTO MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-191730-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 17 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. RAIN. AREAS
OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-191730-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST NW.
WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 10 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-191730-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-191730-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 10 TO
11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-191730-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 13 TO
16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-191730-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ835-191730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 16
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
14 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND 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 AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ935-191730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.

$$

PZZ840-191730-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-191730-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ945-191730-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
758 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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