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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 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.

PZZ899-262200-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL REACH
THE N WATERS TODAY...MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...THEN
MOVE S OF THE WATERS MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE
AREA MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND SHIFT SW WED AND WED
NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE S CALIFORNIA COAST
MON...INTENSIFY AND EXPAND N THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND
DISSIPATE WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS WED
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA WED NIGHT INTO THU
NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-262200-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-262200-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-262200-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-262200-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-262200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO
14 FT.

$$

PZZ930-262200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ835-262200-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ935-262200-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ840-262200-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ940-262200-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-262200-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
246 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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