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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
206 AM PST MON JAN 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.

PZZ899-232245-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE
WATERS WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA TODAY. A STRONG LOW WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE AREA LATE TODAY THROUGH TUE NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE AREA TUE INTO THU...THEN
PERSIST THROUGH FRI NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED INTO THU.

$$

PZZ820-232245-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO
19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 10 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-232245-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 17 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 28 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 13 TO
16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ825-232245-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ925-232245-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 27 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
16 TO 24 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
13 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-232245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ930-232245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO
24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-232245-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
16 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ935-232245-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 17 TO
22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ840-232245-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-232245-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-232245-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
206 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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