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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 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.

PZZ899-262230-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRES WILL
PERSIST TO THE W AND NW OF THE AREA TODAY THROUGH SUN
NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE TOWARDS THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT. AN
INLAND LOW PRES TROUGH WILL INTENSIFY TODAY INTO TONIGHT...PERSIST
INTO SAT...THEN SLIGHTLY WEAKEN SAT NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-262230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ920-262230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ825-262230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ925-262230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ830-262230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ930-262230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ835-262230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-262230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ840-262230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ940-262230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-262230-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
256 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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