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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 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.

PZZ899-231645-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SE OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA MON. A
STRONG LOW WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON THROUGH TUE
NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE
AREA TUE INTO THU...THEN PERSIST THROUGH FRI NIGHT. A WEAKENING
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED INTO THU.

$$

PZZ820-231645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO
26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-231645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
17 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 15 TO
27 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 12 TO
18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ825-231645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 19 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ925-231645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 26 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-231645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO
17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ930-231645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 23 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO
22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-231645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
17 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ935-231645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
17 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 18 TO 20 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ840-231645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-231645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-231645-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
742 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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