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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

PZZ899-051715-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...LOW PRES CENTERED W OF THE SRN
WATERS TONIGHT WILL DISSIPATE THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
W AND NW OF THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH FRI...AS A LOW PRES TROUGH
DEVELOPS ALONG THE COAST. THE RIDGE WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN FRI NIGHT
INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN PERSIST MON AND MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-051715-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14
FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-051715-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-051715-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ925-051715-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-051715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ930-051715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-051715-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NW. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ935-051715-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ840-051715-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT EARLY.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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PZZ940-051715-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT EARLY.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-051715-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
902 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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