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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 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.

PZZ899-031800-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
FROM THE NW PORTION TO THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT AND STALL
BRIEFLY EARLY TUE. LOW PRES ALONG THE FRONT WILL REMAIN W OF THE
CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE. THE LOW PRES AND FRONT WILL MOVE
SE TOWARD THE SRN PORTION TUE NIGHT...WITH THE FRONT CROSSING THE
SRN WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT AS THE LOW DISSIPATES. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD TO THE W AND NW OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT INTO FRI...AS A
LOW PRES TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE COAST. THE HIGH PRES WILL
SLOWLY WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-031800-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11
TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-031800-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-031800-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ925-031800-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-031800-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ930-031800-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-031800-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

$$

PZZ935-031800-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ840-031800-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ940-031800-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ945-031800-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
855 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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