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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
725 PM PST THU FEB 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.

PZZ899-241630-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...HIGH PRES OVER THE AREA TONIGHT
WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE OUTER CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI INTO
SAT. A WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS EARLY SAT
WHILE DISSIPATING. ANOTHER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SAT AND
SAT NIGHT...TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...THEN MOVE
INLAND SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE
WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN PERSIST INTO TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-241630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

PZZ920-241630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BACKING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ825-241630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PZZ925-241630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ830-241630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ930-241630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT.
.SUN...N WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

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PZZ835-241630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-241630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING NW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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PZZ840-241630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ940-241630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO N 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-241630-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
725 PM PST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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