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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 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.

PZZ899-260600-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WEAKENING COLD FRONT OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL MOVE S OF THE WATERS TODAY. HIGH PRES OVER
THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL SHIFT S AND DISSIPATE TONIGHT INTO SUN.
ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS SUN...MOVE
INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE S OF THE WATERS
MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE AREA MON THROUGH TUE
NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND SHIFT SW WED AND WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE S CALIFORNIA COAST MON...INTENSIFY
AND EXPAND N THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND DISSIPATE WED.
YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-260600-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11
TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.

$$

PZZ920-260600-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 11 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ825-260600-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13
FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ925-260600-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 10
TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12
TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-260600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13
FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-260600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-260600-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ935-260600-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ840-260600-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST NW.

$$

PZZ940-260600-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ945-260600-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
830 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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