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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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.

PZZ899-221230-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT S TONIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE
OVER THE SRN WATERS WHILE WEAKENING WED AND WED NIGHT. A WEAKENING
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE FAR NW PORTION TONIGHT...THEN
DISSIPATE MON INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER
THE NW PORTION TUE...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT
INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING AS THE ASSOCIATED LOW PRES PASSES
TO THE NW OF THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT...THEN SHIFT N OVER THE NRN
WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE
SRN AND CENTRAL COAST THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-221230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT LATE.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14
FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ920-221230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION S TO SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 18
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-221230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ925-221230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ830-221230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ930-221230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ835-221230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT AND MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-221230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ840-221230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS.

$$

PZZ940-221230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-221230-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
315 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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