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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 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.

PZZ899-301215-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES SE
ACROSS THE REGION. THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE SE OVER THE SOUTHERN
WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
REBUILD OVER THE NW PORTION THU THROUGH FRI...BEFORE WEAKENING
FRI NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS SAT...THEN DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES SE
INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
PERSIST ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT BEFORE
DISSIPATING THU. THE TROUGH WILL RESTRENGTHEN ALONG THE
CALIFORNIA COAST THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...BEFORE SLOWLY
WEAKENING SAT AND SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE WATERS
SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SW MON AND MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-301215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-301215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-301215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
14 TO 18 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-301215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-301215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
15 TO 18 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ930-301215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ835-301215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ935-301215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ840-301215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ940-301215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-301215-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
225 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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