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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 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.

PZZ899-241115-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...HIGH PRES WILL REMAIN
STATIONARY OVER THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE S OF
THE AREA FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN
WATERS WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL PORTION LATER TONIGHT AND
FRI...THEN INTO THE SRN ZONES FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL CLEAR S
OF THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...THEN
SHIFT S AND DISSIPATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. ANOTHER STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS SUN...MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS LATER SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN CLEAR S OF THE SRN WATERS
MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE AREA MON THROUGH TUE
NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA
COAST LATE MON...THEN INTENSIFY AND EXPAND N THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-241115-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS 9
TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-241115-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ825-241115-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9
TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ925-241115-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ830-241115-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13
FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ930-241115-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING
8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ835-241115-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13
TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ935-241115-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ840-241115-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 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...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ940-241115-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ945-241115-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 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 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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