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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 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.

PZZ899-222215-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WEAKENING LOW PRES CENTER
WILL APPROACH THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE TONIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARDS THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH THU
NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE OUTER CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI
INTO SAT. A WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT. A
STRONGER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SAT AND SAT NIGHT...TRACK
E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...THEN MOVE INLAND SUN NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-222215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
E 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS
SW.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ920-222215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ825-222215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.

$$

PZZ925-222215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ830-222215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING
TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ930-222215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ835-222215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ935-222215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ840-222215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW.

$$

PZZ940-222215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST N.

$$

PZZ945-222215-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
133 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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