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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 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.

PZZ899-171130-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A cold front moving SE over the
southern waters will pass S of the area tonight. A low pressure
trough along the coast will weaken early tonight into Sun and
dissipate on Mon. Strong high pressure to the W and NW of the
waters will become weaker tonight, then persist along or just W
of the area through Mon night and weaken further Tue. A strong
cold front will move into the northern waters Tue, move over the
central waters Tue night and Wed, then move over the southern
waters Wed night and dissipate. A coastal trough will redevelop
Wed night and remain through Thu night. Strong high pres will
build in from the W and NW Wed and Wed night, then weaken while
remaining along or W of the waters Thu and Thu night.


$$

PZZ820-171130-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to
20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ920-171130-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ825-171130-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ925-171130-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...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 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ830-171130-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt diminishing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
15 to 20 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ930-171130-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 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 subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ835-171130-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt diminishing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
14 to 20 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-171130-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt diminishing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
15 to 20 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ840-171130-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N, then, diminishing
to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6
to 11 ft.
.MON...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.WED...NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10
ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ940-171130-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas subsiding
to 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas subsiding to 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ945-171130-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
215 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8
ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Rowland. Ocean Prediction Center.



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