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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 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.

PZZ899-102215-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES OVER THE
CENTRAL PORTION WILL PERSIST THROUGH THU NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS LATE WED AND DISSIPATE WED
NIGHT. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...AND DISSIPATE. YET ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS FRI AND DISSIPATE. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A LOW PRES
TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SRN CALIFORNIA COAST. THE
HIGH PRES AND COASTAL TROUGH WILL PERSIST SUN AND SUN NIGHT WHILE
BECOMING WEAKER.

$$

PZZ820-102215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
12 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ920-102215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
14 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-102215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
13 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ925-102215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 14 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-102215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-102215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-102215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-102215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ840-102215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ940-102215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-102215-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
220 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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