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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 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.

PZZ899-221045-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SHIFT E
OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE
WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA EARLY
MON. A STRONG LOW WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON THROUGH
TUE NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE
WATERS TUE INTO WED NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST THU AND THU NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-221045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
40 TO 50 KT...THEN...BECOMING S TO SW 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS
18 TO 25 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...THEN RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO
22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO
NW. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 11
TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ920-221045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO
55 KT. THEN BECOMING W TO SW 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18
TO 30 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 31 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ825-221045-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT.
THEN BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
17 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ925-221045-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT.
THEN BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 28 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ830-221045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 35 TO
5 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 19 TO 25 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ930-221045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
THEN BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 17 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
19 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 25 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ835-221045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO
25 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. RAIN...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17
TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
17 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ935-221045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ840-221045-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ940-221045-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
THEN INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ945-221045-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
150 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SOMMERVILLE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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