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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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.

PZZ899-012230-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL DRIFT SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN PREVAIL
OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES
TROUGH NEAR THE COAST WILL WEAKEN TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL REBUILD ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA MON INTO TUE. ANOTHER WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR N WATERS MON NIGHT AND
STALL...THEN LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT TUE THROUGH WED NIGHT AS A
LARGE AREA OF LOW PRES DEVELOPS W OF THE WATERS. THE LOW PRES WILL
REMAIN W OF THE NRN WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT WHILE PUSHING A COLD
FRONT E TOWARD THE NRN WATERS.

$$

PZZ820-012230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...THEN
BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ920-012230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO
18 FT.

$$

PZZ825-012230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ925-012230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...THEN
BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ830-012230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6
FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ930-012230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ835-012230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN BECOMING
W. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-012230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ840-012230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-012230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ945-012230-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
136 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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