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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 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.

PZZ899-241615-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A cold front over the N waters
will slowly move southeast early tonight, then stall across the
central waters later tonight into Fri. The front will lift N as
a warm front Fri night, ahead of a strong cold front approaching
from the W. The cold front will move into the N portions Sat,
cross into the central areas Sat night, then dissipate over the
S waters Sun and Sun night. Low pressure will approach the N
part Sun, then move across the area Sun night while pulling the
next cold front into the waters. The cold front will move across
the S waters Sun night and Mon. A high pressure ridge will build
E towards the region Mon night, then remain stationary W of the
region through Tue night. A low pressure trough will form along
the southern coast Mon, then expand N Mon night through Tue
night.

$$

PZZ820-241615-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Isolated
showers.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 30 to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN...SW winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then increasing to 20 to
30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 12 to
19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming
8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ920-241615-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 20 to
30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...S winds 25 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft. Chance
of rain, then scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25
kt. Seas becoming 12 to 18 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas becoming
15 to 19 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
.MON...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming W to SW 5
to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ825-241615-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to
8 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to
10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds veering to W to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
11 to 19 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ925-241615-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming S
25 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 15 ft. Isolated
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 11 to 19 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas building to 13
to 21 ft.
.MON...NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming N 10 to 20
kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 16
ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ830-241615-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...Winds veering to W 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to SW 15 to 25
kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18
ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 17 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ930-241615-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. Areas of fog and chance of rain. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 6
to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds veering to SW 20 to 30 kt, then becoming W 10 to
20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20
ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 16 to 21 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ835-241615-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas building
to 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...Winds increasing to N 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 18 ft.
.TUE...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-241615-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...Winds becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt, then S to SW 15 to 25
kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17
ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ840-241615-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas building to
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6
to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9
to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas subsiding
to 6 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ940-241615-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10
kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming N.
Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-241615-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
754 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3
to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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