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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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.

PZZ899-061645-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES AREA WILL PASS
INLAND N OF THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY TUE. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE S THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE WATERS TONIGHT AND SHIFT E OVER THE
WATERS LATE TUE...THEN PERSIST INTO SAT NIGHT. A STRONG WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION LATE WED INTO WED
NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER COLD FRONT WED NIGHT INTO THU. THE
COLD FRONT WILL WEAKEN OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE THU INTO FRI.
A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT
NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-061645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-061645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8
TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10
FT.

$$

PZZ825-061645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ925-061645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ830-061645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9
TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ930-061645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.

$$

PZZ835-061645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.


$$

PZZ935-061645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ840-061645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ940-061645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ945-061645-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
708 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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