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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

PZZ899-240515-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE W OF THE SRN
WATERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH SAT...THEN MOVE E SUN. A LOW PRES
TROUGH ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL PERSIST INTO TONIGHT...
THEN WEAKEN THU. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE THROUGH THE
WATERS THU THROUGH FRI. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NW SAT...MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE OVER
THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN.

$$

PZZ820-240515-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9
TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-240515-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ825-240515-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT AND THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ925-240515-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-240515-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ930-240515-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ835-240515-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

$$

PZZ935-240515-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

$$

PZZ840-240515-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ940-240515-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

$$

PZZ945-240515-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
917 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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