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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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.

PZZ899-301230-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL PERSIST TONIGHT THROUGH SUN...DRIFT SE OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH
TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST ALONG THE COAST TONIGHT
INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY WEAKEN SUN THROUGH MON NIGHT. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL PASS ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN.
HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD ACROSS THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW
PRES WILL MOVE NE AND PASS TO THE NW OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A COLD FRONT SE TOWARD THE AREA.

$$

PZZ820-301230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST
SE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST SE. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ920-301230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
KT...HIGHEST E. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW
PORTION 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING
W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ825-301230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST E.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST NW.
SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-301230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ830-301230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST W. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST W. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

PZZ930-301230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-301230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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

$$

PZZ935-301230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE... VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-301230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W VARIABLE 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-301230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS NW.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS NW.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS NW.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING
6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-301230-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
154 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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