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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 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.

PZZ899-010500-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE NW OF THE
WATERS TODAY WILL PERSIST INTO TONIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH
NEAR THE COAST STRENGTHENS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIDGE AND
TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH WEAKEN LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON
NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT
WHILE ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS NW OF THE AREA. THE COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT AS HIGH PRES
PERSISTS W AND NW OF THE AREA.

$$

PZZ820-010500-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO
11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.


$$

PZZ920-010500-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-010500-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 7
TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-010500-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-010500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT OR LESS...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-010500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9
TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-010500-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7
FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ935-010500-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7
FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


$$

PZZ840-010500-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-010500-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-010500-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
846 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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