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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 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.

PZZ899-162215-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...HIGH PRES W OF THE WATERS WILL
PERSIST TODAY AS A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
COAST STRENGTHENS. THE HIGH PRES AREA WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN TONIGHT
INTO THU WHILE THE LOW PRES TROUGH PERSISTS AND THEN WEAKENS THU
NIGHT INTO FRI. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW PORTION FRI
NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT AND SAT
NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING OVER THE SRN WATERS SUN. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-162215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-162215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ825-162215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-162215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-162215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-162215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-162215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ935-162215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ840-162215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ940-162215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-162215-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
328 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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