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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 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.

PZZ899-292315-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE NRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL WEAKEN TODAY. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
APPROACH THE NRN WATERS FROM THE NW TODAY...THEN MOVE SLOWLY SE
OVER THE AREA TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL REMAIN N OF
THE AREA INTO SUN BEFORE DISSIPATING SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL STRENGTHEN
NEAR THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS E TOWARD THE AREA.

$$

PZZ820-292315-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ920-292315-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-292315-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.

$$

PZZ925-292315-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15
KT EARLY. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ830-292315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-292315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 KT EARLY. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FT.

$$

PZZ835-292315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ935-292315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-292315-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ940-292315-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ945-292315-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
226 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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