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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 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.

PZZ899-151015-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...High pressure centered W of the
waters will weaken tonight. A cold front will move into the far
NW portion tonight, continue SE over the central waters Fri,
before dissipating as it moves into the southern waters Fri
night. A low pressure trough along the California coast today
will weaken tonight into Fri. The trough will strengthen Fri
night, persist through Sat night, before weakening Sun into Mon.
High pressure will build across the region Mon and Mon night and
persist through Tue night.

$$

PZZ820-151015-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ920-151015-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ825-151015-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to
18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 18 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-151015-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ830-151015-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 19 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE less than 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-151015-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-151015-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ935-151015-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 15 to 19 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ840-151015-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ940-151015-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas
5 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ945-151015-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
140 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft, building to 11 to
18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.



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