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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 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.

PZZ899-192245-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...High pressure will continue
over the central and southern California waters today. A cold
front will move SE over the northern and central waters today and
tonight weakening the ridge. The front will continue to move SE
over the southern area Fri. High pressure will rebuild E into the
central waters tonight and Fri behind the cold front. The ridge
will persist across the central region Fri night through Sat
night, then slowly shift N Sun through Mon night. A low pressure
trough along the southern California coast will weaken today.
The trough will reform along the S and central California coast
Fri, then gradually expand N along the coast Fri night into Mon
night.

$$

PZZ820-192245-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft, building to 12 to 19 ft. Chance of rain early.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft. Chance
of rain.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
17 to 20 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ920-192245-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft, building to 14
to 23 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds backing to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 13
to 17 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming N to
NW. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 14
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ825-192245-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt early,
then becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 7 to
12 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 12
to 20 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 16
to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas subsiding
to 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 11
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ925-192245-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6
to 10 ft, building to 10 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 12 to 21 ft.
Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 17 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 13 to 17 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 10 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ830-192245-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable early, then becoming
SW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 14 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 12
ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ930-192245-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft. Chance of scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 11
to 19 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 15 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 14 to 17
ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ835-192245-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12
ft.

$$

PZZ935-192245-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft, building to 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 10 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ840-192245-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ940-192245-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10
to 18 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-192245-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
308 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY and TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11
to 18 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming 10 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Shaw. Ocean Prediction Center.



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