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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
846 AM 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.

PZZ899-290430-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE JUST W OF THE
WATERS WILL WEAKEN LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES
TROUGH NEAR THE COAST PERSISTS. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE
NRN WATERS TONIGHT AND PASS THROUGH THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS FRI
AND FRI NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING EARLY SAT. THE RIDGE WILL REBUILD
JUST NW OF THE WATERS LATE FRI...AS THE COASTAL LOW PRES TROUGH
STRENGTHENS. BOTH THE RIDGE AND THE TROUGH WILL PERSIST INTO
SUN...THEN WEAKEN LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A DISSIPATING COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS MON...WITH HIGH PRES REBUILDING
TOWARDS THE REGION MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-290430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ920-290430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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

$$

PZZ825-290430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

PZZ925-290430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

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

$$

PZZ830-290430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 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 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-290430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

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

$$

PZZ835-290430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

$$

PZZ935-290430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.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 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-290430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-290430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-290430-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
846 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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