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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

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.

PZZ899-211030-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
weaken over the waters tonight while moving SE across the area.
A strong cold front will move SE over the northern and central
waters tonight, then continue across the southern waters Tue into
Tue night while weakening. High pressure will build W of the
region tonight through Wed night, then drift W Thu into Fri while
weakening. A low pressure trough will develop along the
California coast Tue night, continue strengthening Wed into Thu,
then persist into Sat night while slowly weakening. A second
high will build NW of the area Thu night into Fri, weaken to the
W of the region late Fri and Fri night while moving S, then drift
SW Sat and Sat night.

$$

PZZ820-211030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft, building to
11 to 19 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...Winds veering to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 14 to 21
ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ920-211030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
9 to 13 ft, building to 14 to 23 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 12 to 19 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ825-211030-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TUE...Winds increasing to NW 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to
19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 19 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.THU...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to
18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ925-211030-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
building to 10 to 17 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 19 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.THU...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ830-211030-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 13 to 19 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ930-211030-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds increasing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to
17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 18 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-211030-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 18 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then
becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas becoming 8 to 10
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ935-211030-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft, building to 9 to 15
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 15 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 13
ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ840-211030-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to
8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ940-211030-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12
ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ945-211030-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
230 PM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W 5
to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to
11 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.


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