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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 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.

PZZ899-271015-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE
COAST WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE TROUGH WILL
STRENGTHEN AGAIN SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH SUN
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW PORTION WILL PERSIST
TODAY...THEN WEAKEN TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E THROUGH
THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT AND DISSIPATE EARLY
SAT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI NIGHT
THROUGH SAT NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND DRIFT SW THROUGH MON NIGHT. A
SECOND COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH SUN NIGHT AND PASS SE THROUGH THE
WATERS MON INTO TUE. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE NW PORTION
BEHIND THE FRONT MON INTO TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-271015-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ920-271015-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9
TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ825-271015-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ925-271015-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ830-271015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ930-271015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ835-271015-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ935-271015-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ840-271015-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ940-271015-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-271015-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
319 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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