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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 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.

PZZ899-210345-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...STRONG LOW PRES N OF THE WATERS
WILL MOVE INLAND OVER OREGON TODAY...WITH ANOTHER LOW TO MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. WEAKENING LOW
PRES WILL APPROACH THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT...AND WILL
DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI
NIGHT. A WEAKENING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE S TOWARDS THE NRN
WATERS FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-210345-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9
FT.

$$

PZZ920-210345-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 10 TO 16
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-210345-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
FT.

$$

PZZ925-210345-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT. SHOWERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7
FT.

$$

PZZ830-210345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 11
FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-210345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO
17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

PZZ835-210345-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-210345-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 11 TO 12
FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-210345-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-210345-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

PZZ945-210345-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
752 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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