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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 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.

PZZ899-241630-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL REMAIN STATIONARY TONIGHT INTO WED NIGHT.
THE TROUGH WILL SLOWLY SHIFT W THU AND THU NIGHT...THEN DRIFT W
INTO THE INNER WATERS FRI INTO SAT NIGHT. OTHERWISE...A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL PERSIST WELL W AND NW OF THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH SUN
NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH WILL FORM W OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH WATERS
SAT AND PERSIST THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-241630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ920-241630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ825-241630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ925-241630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ830-241630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ930-241630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW EARLY. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PZZ835-241630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT AND WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-241630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PZZ840-241630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-241630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-241630-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
831 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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