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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 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.

PZZ899-291115-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...
HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE NW PORTION THROUGH
TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN WED AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE NORTHERN
WATERS. THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS WED
NIGHT...THEN INTO THE SOUTHERN WATERS THU...BEFORE MOVING S OF THE
AREA THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE NW PORTION
THU NIGHT AND FRI BEFORE WEAKENING FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A
LOW PRES TROUGH WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA COAST THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN WED THROUGH THU.
THE TROUGH WILL RESTRENGTHEN ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST THU NIGHT
THROUGH FRI NIGHT...BEFORE SLOWLY WEAKENING SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-291115-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ920-291115-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ825-291115-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ925-291115-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ830-291115-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 KT EARLY. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ930-291115-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 KT EARLY. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ835-291115-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ935-291115-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ840-291115-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ940-291115-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-291115-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
203 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW EARLY. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BRENCHLEY. HONOLULU FORECAST OFFICE FOR OCEAN
PREDICTION CENTER.



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