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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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.

PZZ899-081200-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WARM FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS
WILL LIFT N OF THE REGION TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NW PORTION TONIGHT AND THU BEFORE BECOMING NEARLY STATIONARY
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN FRI AND
FRI NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS N OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS.
THE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL SHIFT N INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
SAT. THE RIDGE AXIS WILL THEN MOVE SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT
NIGHT AND SUN AS A WEAK LOW MOVES INTO THE NRN WATERS. THE LOW
WILL THEN DISSIPATE SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE FAR NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-081200-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 18 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ920-081200-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-081200-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-081200-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ830-081200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.MON...W 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.

$$

PZZ930-081200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ835-081200-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ935-081200-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ840-081200-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-081200-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-081200-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
127 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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