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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
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 TONIGHT...THEN
REBUILD OVER THE ENTIRE AREA MON INTO TUE NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING
LATE TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST
WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR N
WATERS LATE MON AND STALL MON NIGHT INTO TUE...THEN LIFT N AS A
WARM FRONT LATE TUE INTO THU 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 INTO THE
NRN WATERS. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT APPROACHES THE NRN AND
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST LATER FRI AS ANOTHER FRONT MOVES TOWARD
THE NRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

$$

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 WITH 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 BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 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 SUBSIDING TO 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 RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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.
.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 INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 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 INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 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. AREAS OF 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 INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 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 BUILDING TO 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 INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 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 BECOMING 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 AND 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 INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 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 INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 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 BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 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 BECOMING 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 BUILDING TO 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 AND 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 INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 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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