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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

PZZ899-210645-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS WILL DRIFT N THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY
THROUGH TUE...THEN WEAKEN TUE NIGHT AND WED. A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN COAST TONIGHT...EXPAND N ALONG THE
REMAINDER OF THE COAST SUN INTO MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE AND
TUE NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE N AND CENTRAL
WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-210645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN AREAS OF FOG LATE.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 16 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-210645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-210645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-210645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-210645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 13 TO
15 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-210645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-210645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ935-210645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 14
FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.


$$

PZZ840-210645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-210645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-210645-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
806 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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