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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 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.

PZZ899-210315-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pressure trough along the
California coast will weaken today. Weak low pressure will move S
into the northern waters tonight, then dissipate along the
central California coast Wed. A trough will remain along the
coast Wed night, strengthen Thu, persist Thu night, then will
weaken Fri. The weak trough will remain along the California
coast Fri night, then diminish Sat as high pressure ridge builds
E into the central waters. A weak cold front will move S into the
northern waters Sat, then dissipate as it enters the central
waters Sat night.

$$

PZZ820-210315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 7 to
9 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ920-210315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 8 to
12 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ825-210315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ925-210315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ830-210315-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. Chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ930-210315-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ835-210315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-210315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ840-210315-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ940-210315-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ945-210315-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
715 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.


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