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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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.

PZZ899-021015-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL DRIFT SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY AND
TONIGHT...THEN REBUILD OVER THE ENTIRE AREA MON INTO TUE NIGHT
BEFORE WEAKENING WED AND WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE
COAST WILL WEAKEN TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS
E ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TODAY. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE FAR N WATERS MON NIGHT AND STALL...THEN LIFT N AS A
WARM FRONT TUE THROUGH WED NIGHT AS A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRES
DEVELOPS W OF THE WATERS. THE LOW PRES WILL REMAIN W OF THE NRN
WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT WHILE PUSHING A COLD FRONT E TOWARD THE
NRN WATERS.

$$

PZZ820-021015-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN. AREAS OF FOG...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ920-021015-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND WIDESPREAD RAIN. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ825-021015-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ925-021015-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
15 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ830-021015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ930-021015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ835-021015-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ935-021015-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ840-021015-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ940-021015-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ945-021015-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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