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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 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.

PZZ899-062200-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST W
OF 125W TODAY. THE RIDGE AXIS WILL SLOWLY MOVE E TO A POSITION
ALONG 125W TONIGHT...THEN BUILD ACROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS WED AND
WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS
THROUGH FRIDAY...THEN WEAKEN FRIDAY NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE FAR NW PORTION LATE TONIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NE OVER THE
WATERS WED AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA. THE COLD FRONT
WILL SLOWLY MOVE S ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WED NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT...THEN MOVE INTO THE SRN WATERS SAT BEFORE DISSIPATING SAT
NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-062200-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO SE 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ920-062200-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-062200-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-062200-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-062200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.


$$

PZZ930-062200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-062200-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-062200-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.


$$

PZZ840-062200-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY THROUGH WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ940-062200-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


$$

PZZ945-062200-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
149 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY THROUGH WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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