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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
907 PM PDT MON MAY 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.

PZZ899-231630-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WEAKENING HIGH PRES RIDGE NW
OF THE AREA WILL DRIFT W TONIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
NEAR THE COAST TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND SLOWLY MOVE OFF THE
CENTRAL COAST TUE AND TUE NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
TOWARDS THE REGION TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...AS LOW PRES
DEVELOPS ALONG THE NORTHERN COAST. THE RIDGE WILL WEAKEN AND
SHIFT N THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT...AS HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS WEST
OF THE REGION SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-231630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST N.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST NE.
.WED...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

PZZ920-231630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ825-231630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST NW.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. WINDS
AND SEAS HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. WINDS AND
SEAS HIGHEST N.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17
FT BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ925-231630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ830-231630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-231630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10
FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-231630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-231630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ840-231630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-231630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-231630-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
907 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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