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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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.

PZZ899-281145-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
PERSIST ALONG THE SRN AND CENTRAL COAST TONIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT
AS A HIGH PRES RIDGE CONTINUES ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS.
LOW PRES JUST N OF THE AREA WILL MOVE N OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO
FRI AS A COLD FRONT WEAKENS ACROSS THE FAR NW PORTION. ANOTHER
LOW WILL DEVELOP W OF THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND
FRI...THEN PASS NE THROUGH THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT. A WEAKENING
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE N PORTION FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY OVER THE NRN WATERS TUE
AND TUE NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.

$$

PZZ820-281145-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST N. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT...EXCEPT N PORTION VEERING TO N. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ920-281145-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN EARLY.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION
VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT EARLY BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION N
TO NE 15 TO 25 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR N PORTION VEERING TO N
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION N TO NE. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-281145-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-281145-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW
PORTION TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-281145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ930-281145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ835-281145-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT AND FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-281145-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ840-281145-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W OF 120W.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ940-281145-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-281145-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
252 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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