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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 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.

PZZ899-210445-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS... A weakening cold front will
will continue to move SE over the southern area today. High
pressure will build E into the central waters today, persist
across the central region tonight through Sat night, then slowly
shift N Sun through Mon night. A low pressure trough will reform
along the S and central California coast today, then gradually
expand N along the coast tonight through Tue night.

$$

PZZ820-210445-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
18 to 20 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 16 ft.
Chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ920-210445-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 17 to 21 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 17 ft.
Chance of rain.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to
12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ825-210445-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
17 to 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 14 to 17
ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-210445-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 18 to 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 13 to 17 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 10 to
11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 10 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ830-210445-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 16 to 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 14 to 17
ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-210445-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 17 to 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 14 to 17
ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 11 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ835-210445-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ935-210445-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to
11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ840-210445-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20
ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to
9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ940-210445-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to
10 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ945-210445-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
849 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to
9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.



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