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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 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.

PZZ899-231045-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pres trough will persist
near the California coast through the period. The trough will
weaken tonight into Wed, strengthen late Wed into Fri night,
then weaken Sat through Sun night. A high pres ridge NW of the
area will move into the northern waters and weaken tonight. The
ridge will strengthen and slowly build E Wed into Sun night. A
weak cold front will move SE into the northern waters late Wed
into Wed night, and dissipate over central waters Thu into Thu
night.

$$

PZZ820-231045-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1
nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ920-231045-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ825-231045-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ925-231045-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT and WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6
ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ830-231045-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ930-231045-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ835-231045-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ935-231045-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 5
to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ840-231045-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ940-231045-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW early,
then becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ945-231045-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
231 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.


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