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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 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.

PZZ899-272315-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS
THE AREA TODAY THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND SHIFT SW WED
AND WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE S CALIFORNIA
COAST TODAY...INTENSIFY AND EXPAND N THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN
WEAKEN AND DISSIPATE WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N
WATERS WED...CENTRAL WATERS WED NIGHT...THEN THE SOUTHERN WATERS
THU. THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES S OF THE AREA THU NIGHT
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W OF THE REGION THU...THEN
MOVE OVER THE NW PORTION THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-272315-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-272315-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AND DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-272315-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ925-272315-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ830-272315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ930-272315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ835-272315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ935-272315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ840-272315-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ940-272315-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-272315-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
308 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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