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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
743 AM PST SUN JAN 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.

PZZ899-230400-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SE OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA
EARLY MON. A STRONG LOW WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON
THROUGH TUE NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TUE INTO WED NIGHT...THEN
PERSIST THROUGH THU NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-230400-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 18 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 27 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS 16 TO 29 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 21 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO
16 FT.

$$

PZZ920-230400-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 20 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 30 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 21 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15
FT.

$$

PZZ825-230400-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 17 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 28
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NE
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9
TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ925-230400-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO
22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 27
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 23 TO 29
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ830-230400-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
17 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 19 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 16 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17
FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13
TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ930-230400-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO
20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING
18 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 21 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 15 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.
.WED...N WINDS BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS BECOMING 12
TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 12
TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ835-230400-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 17 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11
TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 14 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ935-230400-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16
TO 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 19 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ840-230400-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ940-230400-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14
TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 17
FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ945-230400-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
743 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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