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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
200 AM PST MON FEB 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.

PZZ899-202230-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...STRONG LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE
OVER THE NRN WATERS TODAY...WITH ANOTHER LOW TO FOLLOW TONIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. WEAKENING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE AREA TUE AND
TUE NIGHT...AND WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA
WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT. A WEAKENING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE
S TOWARDS THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-202230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ920-202230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12
TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-202230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 FT.

$$

PZZ925-202230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. RAIN AND FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
7 FT.

$$

PZZ830-202230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF
FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
11 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-202230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ835-202230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-202230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF
FOG. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 11 TO
12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-202230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-202230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-202230-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
200 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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