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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 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.

PZZ899-200500-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT...DRIFT N THROUGH THE
CENTRAL TO THE NRN WATERS SAT THROUGH TUE...THEN WEAKEN TUE
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS WILL WEAKEN
TODAY. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN COAST SAT AND
SAT NIGHT...EXPAND N ALONG THE COAST SUN INTO MON NIGHT...THEN
WEAKEN TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-200500-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-200500-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-200500-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-200500-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-200500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-200500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
13 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 13 TO
15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-200500-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-200500-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ840-200500-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-200500-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-200500-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
811 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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