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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 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.

PZZ899-251700-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...HIGH PRES OVER THE AREA WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE OUTER CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT.
A WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT. THE LOW
WILL CONTINUE SE ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST SAT AND SAT NIGHT.
THE LOW WILL BRIEFLY STRENGTHEN SAT NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING AS
IT MOVES INLAND S OF POINT CONCEPTION SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL
DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES S OVER THE N AND INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE AREA
N OF POINT REYES MON INTO WED NIGHT. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
FORM ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST TUE...THEN SLOWLY EXPAND
N ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-251700-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO SE LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
NE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.SUN...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 12
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-251700-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NE. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BACKING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING
6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-251700-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-251700-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-251700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ930-251700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ835-251700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ935-251700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ840-251700-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ940-251700-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-251700-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
736 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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