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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

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.

PZZ899-221215-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...High pressure W of the southern
waters will remain nearly stationary tonight through Tue, then
move S and weaken Tue night through Wed. A cold front over the
northern waters will move SE and weaken over the central waters
tonight into Mon. High pressure will move E across the northern
waters Mon and Mon night. Another cold front will slowly move SE
across the northern waters Tue and Tue night, then continue
across the central and southern waters Wed through Thu. High
pressure will approach the central waters from the W on Thu
night. A high pressure ridge will then remain across the central
waters Fri and Fri night, while a low pressure trough
strengthens along the coast of southern California.

$$

PZZ820-221215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 15 to 21 ft. Rain.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 12 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
11 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ920-221215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 14 to 20 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 21 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ825-221215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of
rain.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 10 to
20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 7 to
11 ft.

$$

PZZ925-221215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 12 to 20 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ830-221215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
12 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 9 to
12 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
12 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ930-221215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas
11 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
8 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
11 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to
11 ft.

$$

PZZ835-221215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ935-221215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 13 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ840-221215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ940-221215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ945-221215-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
124 PM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.



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