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Offshore Waters Forecast...CORRECTED
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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.

PZZ899-191015-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A weak cold front over the
south-central waters will move SE over the southern waters
tonight then dissipate Fri. A low pressure trough will move
slowly E across the northern waters tonight and Fri. A high
pressure ridge will build E over the region Fri into Sat night,
and persist over the S portion Sun into early Mon. A strong cold
front will move SE over the northern waters Sun, then stall and
weaken over the north-central waters Sun night and early Mon.
High pressure will rebuild over the entire area Mon and then
persist over the central and southern waters Mon night into Tue
night, as another cold front moves over the northern waters Tue
and Tue night.

$$

PZZ820-191015-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 18 to 25 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 15 to 17 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to
35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 12 to
14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 11 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ920-191015-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 18 to 25 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
14 to 17 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ825-191015-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 17 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 15 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
11 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 15 to
25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-191015-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 22 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 15 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to
10 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ830-191015-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
16 to 20 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 9 to
11 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ930-191015-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 20 ft.
Scattered showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE less than
10 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ835-191015-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
15 to 19 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-191015-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 15 to 19 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
14 to 15 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
9 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ840-191015-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ940-191015-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ945-191015-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
235 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.



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