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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 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.

PZZ899-040515-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
ALONG THE COAST TODAY THROUGH WED...THEN SLOWLY WEAKEN WED NIGHT
THROUGH SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL DRIFT E TOWARD THE NRN WATERS
TODAY THROUGH WED NIGHT...TURN NE AND SLOWLY PASS N OF THE AREA
THU INTO FRI AS THE ASSOCIATED RIDGE DRIFTS E OVER THE
REGION...THEN CONTINUE WELL N OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT
NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING THE RIDGE OVER THE N PORTION.

$$

PZZ820-040515-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

$$

PZZ920-040515-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ825-040515-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6
FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ925-040515-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ830-040515-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ930-040515-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7
TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ835-040515-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ935-040515-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ840-040515-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

PZZ940-040515-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6
FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ945-040515-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
741 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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