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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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.

PZZ899-301100-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
JUST NW OF THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PERSIST SAT AND SAT NIGHT
WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST STRENGTHENS. THE RIDGE AND
TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH WEAKEN SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN
DRIFT SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE A HIGH
PRES RIDGE BUILDS NW OF THE AREA. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-301100-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


$$

PZZ920-301100-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-301100-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-301100-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ830-301100-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12
TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-301100-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-301100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13
FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ935-301100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-301100-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ940-301100-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ945-301100-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
257 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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