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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 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-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A weak high pressure ridge
across the NW portion will drift off to the SW tonight. A weak
low pressure trough just W of the southern waters will persist
tonight into Tue. Weak high pressure will form just W of the
northern waters Tue and then drift S Tue night through Thu night.
A strong cold front will approach the NW waters Tue night and
Wed. The front will move SE over the region Wed night into Fri as
it weakens, then dissipate Fri night. A warm front will cross
the N waters Fri night into Sat. High pressure will rebuild E
toward the central waters Fri into Sat night.

$$

PZZ820-171645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 8 to
13 ft, building to 12 to 19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S
to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ920-171645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
7 to 8 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...Winds increasing to W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 12
ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 15 to 24 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 21 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming
SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ825-171645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT and WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas building to
12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 15
ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-171645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to
9 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 12 to
21 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 16 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
subsiding to 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ830-171645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas becoming 6 to 11 ft, then building to 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ930-171645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...Winds becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas building to 11
to 19 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas becoming 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11
ft.

$$

PZZ835-171645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Isolated showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft, building to
7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas building to 9 to
15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ935-171645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Isolated
showers and TSTMs.
.WED and WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building
to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ840-171645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Slight chance
of TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Slight chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT and SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ940-171645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Chance
of showers and TSTMs late.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Slight chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ945-171645-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
829 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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