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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

PZZ899-042245-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT OVER
THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY WILL MOVE SE INTO THE SRN WATERS LATER TODAY
AND TONIGHT. LOW PRES TO THE W OF THE SRN WATERS WILL MOVE E
TOWARDS THE SRN WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TO
THE W AND NW OF THE REGION TODAY THROUGH FRI...AS A LOW PRES
TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE COAST. THE HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN
FRI NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-042245-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-042245-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-042245-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ925-042245-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT BECOMING 7 TO 12
FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-042245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ930-042245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT
BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ835-042245-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-042245-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ840-042245-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-042245-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-042245-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
256 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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