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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 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.

PZZ899-281630-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRES W OF THE WATERS WILL
BUILD SE TOWARDS THE REGION TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...REMAIN
STATIONARY JUST W OF THE WATERS THROUGH FRI...THEN SHIFT TO THE
SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL FORM ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST BY TUE...SLOWLY EXPAND N
ALONG THE COAST TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN FRI
AND FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NRN WATERS FROM THE
NW THU NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-281630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ920-281630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ825-281630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ925-281630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-281630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ930-281630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-281630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-281630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-281630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-281630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-281630-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
801 PM PST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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