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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 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.

PZZ899-122230-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge over the
waters will persist today, then will drift further W through
Thu. A cold front will move into the waters Thu night and move S
across the waters Fri and Fri night before dissipating. A
coastal trough will develop Thu night through Sat as high
pressure builds in from the NW. The high pressure area NW of the
region and coastal trough will both weaken Sat night.

$$

PZZ820-122230-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
8 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ920-122230-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ825-122230-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ925-122230-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 8 to
10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ830-122230-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ930-122230-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ835-122230-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ935-122230-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ840-122230-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ940-122230-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ945-122230-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
124 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.



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