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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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.

PZZ899-060345-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...LOW PRES OVER THE SW WATERS
WILL DISSIPATE TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL CONTINUE BUILDING W
AND NW OF THE AREA TODAY THROUGH FRI...AS A LOW PRES TROUGH
DEVELOPS ALONG THE COAST. THE RIDGE WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN FRI NIGHT
INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN PERSIST MON AND MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-060345-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-060345-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-060345-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ925-060345-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-060345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N EARLY. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ930-060345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-060345-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ935-060345-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ840-060345-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT EARLY.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-060345-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-060345-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
844 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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