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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

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.

PZZ899-211030-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...Weak low pressure will move S
into the northern waters tonight, then dissipate along the
central California coast Wed. A trough will remain along the
coast Wed night, strengthen Thu, persist Thu night, then weaken
Fri. The weak trough will remain along the California coast Fri
night, then diminish Sat as high pressure ridge builds E into the
central waters. A weak cold front will move S into the northern
waters Sat, then dissipate Sat night. Another cold front will
move S through the waters Sun and Sun night.

$$

PZZ820-211030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ920-211030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ825-211030-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ925-211030-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ830-211030-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to
11 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-211030-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to
10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ835-211030-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ935-211030-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ840-211030-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ940-211030-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ945-211030-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
159 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.



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