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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 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.

PZZ899-232345-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pres trough will persist
near the California coast through the period. The trough will
weaken today, strengthen tonight into Fri night and weaken again
Sat through Sun night. A high pres ridge over the northern waters
will strengthen and slowly build E today into Sun night. A weak
cold front will move SE across the northern waters today into
tonight, and dissipate over central waters Thu into Thu night.

$$

PZZ820-232345-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ920-232345-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI through SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ825-232345-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ925-232345-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt early, then
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Chance of rain. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI through SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ830-232345-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ930-232345-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt early, then
becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ835-232345-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ935-232345-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ840-232345-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ940-232345-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ945-232345-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
226 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT and THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.


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