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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 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.

PZZ899-212300-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE WATERS TODAY...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA EARLY MON. A STRONG LOW WILL
MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...WHILE
WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE WATERS TUE INTO WED
NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
WED AND WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-212300-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 24 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT...BECOMING S 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
17 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 29 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ920-212300-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
21 TO 34 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT...BECOMING W 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 27 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 28 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 34 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 29 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ825-212300-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
24 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 24 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
16 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO
22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ925-212300-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 22 TO
34 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 29 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 27 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ830-212300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 24 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
18 TO 24 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-212300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 23 TO
32 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO
23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 19 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9
FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ835-212300-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 22 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO
19 FT. RAIN. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
15 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ935-212300-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 24
TO 30 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
18 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO
21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ840-212300-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ940-212300-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 27 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 15 TO
18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ945-212300-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
206 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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