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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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.

PZZ899-242215-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
remain NW of the area while slowly weakening, while a low
pressure trough continues near the central and northern
California coasts today and tonight. The resulting pressure
gradient will slowly through tonight. The trough will move
offshore Wed and Wed night, while a weak low pressure area forms
just NW of the northern waters. The low will remain nearly
stationary just NW of the area Thu and Thu night, then move
slowly NE and pass N of the waters Fri and Fri night while
weakening. A high pressure ridge will strengthen W of the region
Sat and Sat night.

$$

PZZ820-242215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ920-242215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ825-242215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ925-242215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ830-242215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ930-242215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-242215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-242215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ840-242215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ940-242215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ945-242215-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
319 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.


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