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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 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.

PZZ899-221100-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...WEAKENING LOW PRES WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT...AND WILL DISSIPATE W OF THE AREA
WED. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARDS THE AREA WED NIGHT THROUGH
THU NIGHT...O JUST W OF THE SOUTHERN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT.
THE HIGH WILL MOVE S OF THE REGION SAT AND SAT NIGHT. A WEAK LOW
CENTER WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT WHILE BECOMING
ABSORBED INTO A FRONTAL BOUNDARY. A STRONG LOW WILL APPROACH THE
CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN TRACK E ACROSS THE REGION SUN
BEFORE MOVING INLAND SUN NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-221100-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BACKING TO N TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ920-221100-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ825-221100-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8
TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ925-221100-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ830-221100-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12
TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ930-221100-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 12
TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ835-221100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ935-221100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
11 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ840-221100-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.

$$

PZZ940-221100-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO
11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT.

$$

PZZ945-221100-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
210 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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