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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 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.

PZZ899-232115-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A weak low pressure trough will
remain along the California coast today and tonight, then
diminish Sat as a high pressure ridge builds E into the central
waters. A weak cold front will move S into the northern waters
Sat, then dissipate Sat night. Another cold front will move S
through the waters Sun and Sun night before dissipating Mon. A
trough will re-form along the coast Mon, strengthen Mon night,
and persist through Tue night.

$$

PZZ820-232115-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ920-232115-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ825-232115-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 16 to 21 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ925-232115-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ830-232115-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft, building to
9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
16 to 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
11 to 17 ft.

$$

PZZ930-232115-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to
21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.

$$

PZZ835-232115-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
16 to 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.

$$

PZZ935-232115-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to
21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.

$$

PZZ840-232115-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

$$

PZZ940-232115-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.

$$

PZZ945-232115-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
219 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.



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