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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 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.

PZZ899-150315-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...High pressure centered W of
the waters will gradually weaken today and tonight. A cold front
will move into the far NW portion tonight, continue SE over the
central waters Fri, before dissipating as it moves into the
southern waters Fri night. A low pressure trough along the
California coast today will weaken tonight into Fri. The trough
will strengthen Fri night, persist through Sat night, before
weakening Sun into Mon. High pressure will build across the
region Mon and Mon night.

$$

PZZ820-150315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ920-150315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ825-150315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ925-150315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ830-150315-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ930-150315-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ835-150315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
9 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to
10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ935-150315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to
18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ840-150315-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ940-150315-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. Chance
of rain.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ945-150315-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
720 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.



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