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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

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.

PZZ899-221600-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...High pressure W of the southern
waters will drift SW through Tue, then turn S and weaken Tue
night through Wed. A cold front over the northern waters will
move SE overnight and weaken over the central waters on Mon. High
pressure will move E across the northern waters Mon and Mon
night. Another cold front will slowly move SE across the
northern waters Tue and Tue night, then continue across the
central and southern waters Wed through Thu. A high pressure
ridge will approach the central waters from the W on Thu night,
then expand across the central waters Fri and Fri night as a low
pressure trough strengthens along the southern coast.

$$

PZZ820-221600-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 15 to 18 ft. Rain.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 12 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 13 to 21 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ920-221600-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 11 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 15 to 23 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 21 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ825-221600-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft. Chance of
rain.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 10 to
20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ925-221600-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft. Showers.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ830-221600-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
12 to 15 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
building to 12 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ930-221600-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas
11 to 15 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 13 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
11 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ835-221600-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT AND MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas building
to 9 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ935-221600-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 13 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ840-221600-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8
to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ940-221600-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT AND MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ945-221600-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
751 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Reinhart. Ocean Prediction Center.



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