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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

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.

PZZ899-261630-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge over the
central portion will shift S tonight into Mon as a cold front
moves S through the waters tonight before dissipating Mon. A low
pressure trough will strengthen and expand NW along the coast
Mon, persist into Tue night, then dissipate Wed. A high pressure
ridge will build E over the southern waters Wed and Wed night.
Another cold front will enter the northern waters Wed night, then
push SE through the central and southern waters Thu and Thu
night. Another low pressure system will approach the N waters Fri
and Fri night.

$$

PZZ820-261630-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 12 to 18 ft. Scattered
showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 14 to 19 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13
ft.
.WED...Winds diminishing to W 5 to 15 kt, then becoming SW 20 to 30
kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 17 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.

$$

PZZ920-261630-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds becoming 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.WED...Winds increasing to W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft,
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 18 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 16 to 20 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 20 ft.

$$

PZZ825-261630-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Seas building to 16
to 21 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 12 to 20 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 16
ft.
.WED...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 17
ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
14 to 17 ft.

$$

PZZ925-261630-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 19 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14
ft.
.WED...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W 10
to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 18 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
15 to 18 ft.

$$

PZZ830-261630-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 9 to
15 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 12 to 21
ft.
.TUE...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 15 to 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 16
ft.
.WED...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas becoming 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 15 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 13 to
15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 13 to
15 ft.

$$

PZZ930-261630-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming N 20 to 25
kt. Seas becoming 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 16 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12
ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 11 to 17 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 14 to
16 ft.

$$

PZZ835-261630-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to
21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 12 to 17 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ935-261630-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds increasing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 12
to 20 ft.
.TUE...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 15 to 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 17 ft.
.WED...Winds backing to W to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to
13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 12 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ840-261630-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 20 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4
to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas building
to 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas building to
8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ940-261630-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 17 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9
to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 13
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ945-261630-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
803 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 13
ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 15 kt, then becoming 10 to 20
kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 10 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.



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