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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 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.

PZZ899-180430-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A weak low pressure trough just
W of the southern waters will persist today. Weak high pressure
will form just W of the northern waters by tonight, then drift S
later tonight through Thu night. A strong cold front will
approach the NW waters tonight and Wed. The front will move SE
over the region Wed night into Fri as it weakens, then dissipate
Fri night. A warm front will cross the N waters Fri night into
Sat. High pressure will rebuild E toward the central waters Fri
into Sat night.

$$

PZZ820-180430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft, building to 12 to
19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 16 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then
becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ920-180430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14 to 23 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 16 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ825-180430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to
11 to 19 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 17
ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-180430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 9 to
15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20
ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 16 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11
ft.

$$

PZZ830-180430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds increasing to W to NW 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 13 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12
ft.

$$

PZZ930-180430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18
ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to N 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 16
ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ835-180430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft. Scattered showers and chance of TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft. Isolated showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to
8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ935-180430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft. Chance of showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming NW.
Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ840-180430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Slight chance of showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Slight chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15
ft.

$$

PZZ940-180430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft. Slight chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 11 to 17
ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ945-180430-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
840 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED and WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding to 8
to 14 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.



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