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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

PZZ899-220000-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL EXPAND INTO THE NRN WATERS TODAY THROUGH
MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN COAST TODAY...EXPAND N TONIGHT INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
N AND CENTRAL WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE INTO SRN WATERS
WED NIGHT AND THU. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW WED NIGHT
INTO THU NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-220000-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
12 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N
20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.

$$

PZZ920-220000-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS EARLY.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 10
TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
SE.

$$

PZZ825-220000-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT... BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ925-220000-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ830-220000-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-220000-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ835-220000-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-220000-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ840-220000-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W N TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST W.
.TONIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E OF 120W 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST W.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT W OF 120W N 20 TO
30 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST W.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W OF 120W N TO NE 15 TO
20 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST W.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST W.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ940-220000-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ945-220000-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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