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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 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.

PZZ899-181645-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...Weak high pressure just W of
the northern waters will drift S tonight through Thu night. A
strong cold front will approach the NW waters Wed. The front will
move SE over the region Wed night into Fri as it weakens, then
dissipate Fri night. A warm front will cross the N waters Fri
night into Sat. High pressure will rebuild E toward the central
waters Fri into Sat night. A trough will form over the central
and S waters Sat and Sat night, then expand into the N waters Sun
and Sun night.

$$

PZZ820-181645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 12 ft, building
to 13 to 20 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 16 to
20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas subsiding to 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11
ft.

$$

PZZ920-181645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 23 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 21 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds backing to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 13
to 16 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to
14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ825-181645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming
6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to
12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 16 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ925-181645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
building to 10 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 21 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 16 to
20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas subsiding
to 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ830-181645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to
10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12
ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ930-181645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Winds veering to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 11 to
19 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ835-181645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Isolated
showers and TSTMs.
.WED and WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 5 to
7 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14 to 18
ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ935-181645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Slight chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.WED and WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 9 ft,
building to 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ840-181645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Slight chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14
ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ940-181645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Slight chance
of showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17
ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-181645-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
905 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding to 9
to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas subsiding to 8 to
12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Shaw. Ocean Prediction Center.



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