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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 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.

PZZ899-302300-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S INTO
THE SOUTHERN WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES S OF THE
REGION TONIGHT. HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE NW PORTION
TODAY THROUGH FRI...BEFORE WEAKENING FRI NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN
WATERS SAT...THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. THE FRONT WILL THEN PUSH INTO
THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...BEFORE DISSIPATING AS IT CROSSES THE
SOUTHERN WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
STRENGTHEN ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST TODAY AND TONIGHT...PERSIST
FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SLIGHTLY SAT AND SAT NIGHT. THE
TROUGH WILL RESTRENGTHEN AGAIN SUN AND SUN NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING
MON AND MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-302300-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13
FT.

$$

PZZ920-302300-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-302300-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 KT...BECOMING 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO
18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 19 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.

$$

PZZ925-302300-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ830-302300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 14 TO 18 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14
FT.

$$

PZZ930-302300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 18 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ835-302300-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14
FT.

$$

PZZ935-302300-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 16 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ840-302300-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ940-302300-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-302300-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
256 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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