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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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.

PZZ899-291715-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO
THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT...CONTINUE S INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI
AND FRI NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE EARLY SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
REBUILD JUST NW OF THE WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN
PERSIST SAT AND SAT NIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST
STRENGTHENS. THE RIDGE AND TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH WEAKEN SUN INTO
SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN
WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS NW OF
THE AREA.

$$

PZZ820-291715-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-291715-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-291715-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ925-291715-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-291715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-291715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ835-291715-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-291715-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-291715-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ940-291715-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-291715-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
909 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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