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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 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.

PZZ899-201100-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SE INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT AND FRI...THEN MOVE S OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION FRI NIGHT
AND SAT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA FROM W TO E
SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...AND MOVE S OF THE AREA MON. A TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST MON NIGHT WHILE A HIGH
BUILDS IN FROM THE W. THE HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST OVER THE WATERS
TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-201100-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 26
FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 21 TO 33 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 22 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 30 TO 40 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
45 TO 55 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 18 TO 23 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 26 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 29 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
BECOMING 16 TO 28 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-201100-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
17 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 25 TO 38 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING S 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 19 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 50 TO 60 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 19 TO 26
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 19 TO 31 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 28
FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 21 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-201100-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 23 TO 33 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 21
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 21 TO 26 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ925-201100-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 26 TO 36 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 19 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 19 TO 23 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 27 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 21 TO 26 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ830-201100-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 21 TO 30 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 24 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18
TO 23 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO
20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 20 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 19 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17
FT.

$$

PZZ930-201100-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 30 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 25 TO 33 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BECOMING 22 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 19 TO 22 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 24 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 20 TO 24 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.

$$

PZZ835-201100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14
TO 24 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 28
FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 21 TO 29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18
TO 23 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 22 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING
19 TO 22 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 17
FT.

$$

PZZ935-201100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 27
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 21 TO 32
FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 21
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 25 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 20 TO 24
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16
FT.

$$

PZZ840-201100-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 18 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 26 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO
23 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
22 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15
FT.

$$

PZZ940-201100-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 29 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 16 TO 27 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING
17 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ945-201100-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
125 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15
KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
22 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16
FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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