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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 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.

PZZ899-241045-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE
COAST WILL WEAKEN AND SLOWLY MOVE OFF THE CENTRAL COAST TONIGHT.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT. STRONG
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH WED
NIGHT...AS LOW PRES DEVELOPS ALONG THE NORTHERN COAST. THE RIDGE
WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT N THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT...AS HIGH PRESSURE
PERSISTS WEST OF THE REGION SAT INTO SUN NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-241045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11
TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ920-241045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ825-241045-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ925-241045-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ830-241045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ930-241045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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PZZ835-241045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ935-241045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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PZZ840-241045-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ940-241045-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-241045-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
303 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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