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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

PZZ899-131645-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A COLD FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL
PORTION WILL MOVE SE AND DISSIPATE TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
E AND NE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATER TONIGHT...AS A LOW
PRES TROUGH DEVELOPS NEAR THE COAST. HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST OVER
THE NRN PORTION AND THE COASTAL LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PREVAIL SAT
THROUGH TUE. THE TROUGH AND HIGH PRES AREA WILL WEAKEN TUE NIGHT
AS A COLD FRONT MOVES FROM NW TO SE OVER THE WATERS LATER TUE
NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-131645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 11 TO
13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN W TO NW 5
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-131645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ825-131645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS INCREASINGT TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ925-131645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT.

$$

PZZ830-131645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-131645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.

$$

PZZ835-131645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-131645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ840-131645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10
FT.

$$

PZZ940-131645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-131645-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
748 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST W.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$
.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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