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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 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.

PZZ899-191630-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pres trough will persist
near the California coast through the period. A high pres ridge
NW of the area will persist tonight through Tue, then move into
the northern waters and weaken Tue night. A cold front will move
into the northern waters Wed and Wed night.

$$

PZZ820-191630-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ920-191630-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ825-191630-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ925-191630-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ830-191630-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ930-191630-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ835-191630-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
7 to 11 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ935-191630-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ840-191630-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ940-191630-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ945-191630-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
820 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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