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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 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.

PZZ899-251700-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE
CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT WILL SLOWLY DRIFT W THU THROUGH SAT
NIGHT...REACHING THE INNER WATERS FRI. WEAK LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP
ALONG THE TROUGH NEAR CAPE MENDOCINO EARLY FRI...AND SLOWLY DRIFT
SW ACROSS THE WATERS FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING
SUN. OTHERWISE...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST WELL W AND NW OF
THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH WILL FORM W OF
THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS SAT AND PERSIST THROUGH MON BEFORE
DISSIPATING MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-251700-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ920-251700-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ825-251700-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ925-251700-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ830-251700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 6
FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6
FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ930-251700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ835-251700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-251700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT AND THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ840-251700-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ940-251700-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-251700-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
840 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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