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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 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.

PZZ899-201645-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A weak high pressure ridge
across the S waters will weaken tonight. A cold front will move E
across the waters tonight while weakening. Low pressure along the
front will move into the N waters tonight, then continue N of the
region Wed. Another cold front will approach the N portion Wed
night and Thu, then move across the area Thu night and Fri. High
pressure will remain centered W of the S waters Wed night into
Fri night, shift N Fri night and Sat, then move across the N
portion and inland late Sat and Sat night. Yet another cold front
will move into the N waters Sun, then continue into the central
waters Sun night while weakening.

$$

PZZ820-201645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.WED...Winds increasing to W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Chance
of rain.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...S winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then increasing to 5
to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8
to 10 ft.
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming 5 to
10 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 14
ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding
to 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ920-201645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. Chance of
rain.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
W to SW. Seas becoming 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...Winds diminishing to W 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 10 to
16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 16 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to
12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW. Seas becoming 9 to
15 ft.

$$

PZZ825-201645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
Chance of rain.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
W to NW. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8
to 9 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 12 to
14 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ925-201645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to
12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ830-201645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 9 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 9 to
13 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
becoming 12 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 7 to
11 ft.

$$

PZZ930-201645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10
to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9
to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds veering to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming W. Seas
building to 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas becoming 11
to 14 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to S to SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9
to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ835-201645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 10 to
11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas becoming 8 to
13 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas becoming 9
to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7
to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ935-201645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 9 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
becoming 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 12 to
14 ft.
.SUN...Winds increasing to SE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming S 15 to 25
kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft

$$

PZZ840-201645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ940-201645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-201645-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
825 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.


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