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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 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.

PZZ899-121715-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge over the
waters will persist through Tue then will drift further W through
Thu. A weakening cold front will move slowly E into the N waters
tonight and dissipate by morning. Another cold front will move
into the waters Thu night and move S across the waters Fri and
Fri night before dissipating. A coastal trough will develop Thu
night through Sat as high pressure builds in from the NW. The
high pressure area NW of the region and coastal trough weaken on
Sat night.

$$

PZZ820-121715-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ920-121715-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ825-121715-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ925-121715-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ830-121715-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ930-121715-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT and FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ835-121715-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 9 to
10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ935-121715-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT and FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ840-121715-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ940-121715-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to
15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-121715-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
723 PM PST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.



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