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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 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.

PZZ899-171645-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
ALONG THE SRN COAST TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH WED WHILE SLOWLY
WEAKENING...AND WILL SHIFT S OF THE AREA WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED...THEN
CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE QUICKLY E OVER THE AREA THU...BEFORE YET
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY MOVE SE THROUGH THE REGION THU
NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-171645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15
TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 35 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 30 TO 36 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 22 FT.

$$

PZZ920-171645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 12 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 21 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.THU...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BECOMING
17 TO 21 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 19 TO 30 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 25 TO 40 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 27 TO 38 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 21 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
17 TO 22 FT.

$$

PZZ825-171645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 14 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 33 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 27 TO 34 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 20
FT.


$$

PZZ925-171645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO
19 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15
TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20
FT...BUILDING TO 17 TO 27 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 22 TO 37 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 27 TO 37 FT.
.SAT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 19 TO 27 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ830-171645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
16 TO 29 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 24 TO 32 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15
TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ930-171645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING
14 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 35 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 28 TO 36 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 19 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 20
FT.

$$

PZZ835-171645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12
TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18
TO 31 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
15 TO 21 FT.

$$

PZZ935-171645-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 29 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 22 TO 32 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 19 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ840-171645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 11 FT.
.THU...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
28 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO
28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.

$$

PZZ940-171645-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 28 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 19 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.

$$

PZZ945-171645-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
810 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 16 TO 26 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 23 FT.


$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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