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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 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.

PZZ899-220615-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT S TODAY THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE
OVER THE SRN WATERS WHILE WEAKENING WED AND WED NIGHT. A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW PORTION LATE
TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE MON INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OVER THE NW PORTION TUE...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING AS THE ASSOCIATED
LOW PRES PASSES TO THE NW OF THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-220615-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING
S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 76 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-220615-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT AND MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 19
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ825-220615-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ925-220615-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ830-220615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-220615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-220615-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ935-220615-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ840-220615-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST W.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-220615-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ945-220615-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
915 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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