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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
847 AM PDT MON MAY 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.

PZZ899-230615-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE NW OF THE
AREA WILL MOVE W AND WEAKEN TODAY AND TONIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL PERSIST ALONG THE COAST THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND
SLOWLY MOVE OFF THE CENTRAL COAST TUE AND TUE NIGHT. STRONG HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE REGION TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED
NIGHT...AS LOW PRES DEVELOPS ALONG THE NORTHERN COAST. THE RIDGE
WILL WEAKEN AND LIFT N THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-230615-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ920-230615-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ825-230615-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12
FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ925-230615-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9
TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ830-230615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ930-230615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ835-230615-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-230615-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

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

$$

PZZ840-230615-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-230615-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-230615-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
847 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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