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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 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.

PZZ899-231015-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE
TOWARDS THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS
THE OUTER CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI INTO SAT. A WEAKENING LOW
WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT BEFORE DISSIPATING EARLY. A
STRONGER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SAT AND SAT NIGHT...TRACK E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...THEN MOVE INLAND SUN NIGHT.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS MON INTO
MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-231015-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
E 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BACKING TO N TO NE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9
TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-231015-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING
7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.

$$

PZZ825-231015-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO N 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ925-231015-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BACKING TO NE 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING N. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-231015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ930-231015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO
19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-231015-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ935-231015-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 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. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14
FT...THEN BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14
TO 19 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ840-231015-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-231015-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO
11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING S
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ945-231015-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
202 PM PST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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