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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 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.

PZZ899-221715-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SHIFT E
OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE
WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA EARLY
MON. A STRONG LOW WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON THROUGH
TUE NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE
CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TUE INTO WED NIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH
THU NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-221715-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 40 TO
55 KT. SEAS 19 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS...THEN RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO
20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
15 TO 28 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 17
FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ920-221715-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 45 TO
60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 27 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 30 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO
28 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ825-221715-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 16 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 27 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16
FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ925-221715-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 26 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 22 TO 28
FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 14 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT.

$$

PZZ830-221715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 24 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
15 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ930-221715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO
23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 25 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15
FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ835-221715-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 18 FT. RAIN...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO
20 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
17 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ935-221715-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 23 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ840-221715-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
12 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. SHOWERS AND CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ940-221715-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
18 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 20
FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-221715-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
738 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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