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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 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.

PZZ899-180430-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pressure trough along the
coast will weaken today into tonight and dissipate on Mon. High
pressure to the W and NW of the waters will persist through Mon
night while slowly weakening. The high will then shift into the
southern waters by Tue and dissipate by Tue night. A strong cold
front will move across the northern and central waters Tue
through Wed, then dissipate as it moves into the southern waters
Wed night. A coastal trough will redevelop Wed night as strong
high pressure builds in from the W and NW. Both the trough and
high will weaken Thu and Thu night.

$$

PZZ820-180430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft, except NW portion
5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ920-180430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except SE portion to
10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11
ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ825-180430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-180430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ830-180430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-180430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 6 to
7 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-180430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-180430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ840-180430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT and TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7
to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ940-180430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ945-180430-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
749 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 6 to
11 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Achorn. Ocean Prediction Center.


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