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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

PZZ899-221730-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MON NIGHT...THEN
WEAKEN TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG
THE CENTRAL AND SRN COAST TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN
TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE N AND CENTRAL
WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE INTO SRN WATERS WED NIGHT
AND THU. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW WED INTO THU
NIGHT...THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT WHILE
PASSING TO THE N OF THE AREA.

$$

PZZ820-221730-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT
FAR SE PORTION N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO
14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ920-221730-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING 25 TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-221730-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-221730-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-221730-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ930-221730-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-221730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-221730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ840-221730-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST W.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W 10 TO 20 KT.  SEAS
7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST W.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST W.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST W.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST W.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST W.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ940-221730-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10
FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-221730-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
814 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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