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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 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.

PZZ899-211730-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE
OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS
TONIGHT AND SAT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH
SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA MON. A STRONG LOW WILL MOVE
SE ACROSS THE AREA MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE WATERS TUE INTO WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-211730-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
22 TO 33 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
23 TO 33 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 23 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 19 TO 29 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
16 TO 28 FT...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ920-211730-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 25 TO 37 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
21 TO 33 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 25 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 35 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 31 FT...SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ825-211730-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
24 TO 32 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 24 TO
32 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 24 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 17 TO 28 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
18 TO 28 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT.

$$

PZZ925-211730-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 27 TO 35 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 22 TO 33 FT. AREAS
OF FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 22 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO
20 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 33 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
18 TO 31 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
13 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ830-211730-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 23 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
25 TO 30 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 24 FT.
AREAS OF FOG. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 19 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ930-211730-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 27 TO 32 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO
23 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 27 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 29 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO
25 FT...SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ835-211730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 21 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 24 TO 28 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
18 TO 24 FT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
16 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 24 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-211730-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 24 TO 31 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 24 TO
30 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
18 TO 24 FT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 26 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO
17 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ840-211730-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
14 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
15 TO 26 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
12 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ940-211730-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
18 TO 27 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 24 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO
19 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ945-211730-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
752 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
14 TO 23 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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