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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 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.

PZZ899-270430-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE SRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL EXPAND N TONIGHT THROUGH THU
NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH SUN NIGHT WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST W THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH
TONIGHT...THEN WILL EXPAND N AND NE INTO THE NRN WATERS THU INTO
SAT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE THROUGH THE NRN WATERS TODAY
AND DISSIPATE AS IT ENTERS THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES INTO THE NRN WATERS SUN.

$$

PZZ820-270430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-270430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ825-270430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-270430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-270430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-270430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-270430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13
FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ935-270430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT.

$$

PZZ840-270430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI ...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ940-270430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ945-270430-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
859 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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