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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 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.

PZZ899-201645-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS... A weakening cold front will
will continue to move SE over the southern area Fri. High
pressure will rebuild E into the central waters tonight and Fri
behind the cold front. The ridge will persist across the central
region Fri night through Sat night, then slowly shift N Sun
through Mon night. A low pressure trough will reform along the S
and central California coast Fri, then gradually expand N along
the coast Fri night and gradually strengthen through Tue night.

$$

PZZ820-201645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 23 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
18 to 21 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to
14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding to
10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ920-201645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 19 to 24 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 17 to 21 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to
13 to 18 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W to
NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ825-201645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 15 to 21 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to
12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 10 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming
9 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-201645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 17 to
21 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds backing to W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to
13 to 17 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ830-201645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 14 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 11
ft.
.SUN through MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 9 to 11
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-201645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 17 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas subsiding to
10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ835-201645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft, building to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to N 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 12 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11
ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ935-201645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6
to 10 ft, building to 11 to 17 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...Winds veering to N 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ840-201645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ940-201645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11
ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 11
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ945-201645-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
856 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10
ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Shaw. Ocean Prediction Center.



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