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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 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.

PZZ899-211030-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...High pressure over the NW
waters will shift W tonight as a weakening cold front moves SE
over the northern waters. A stronger ridge will build NW of the
waters Sat and Sat night as a trough redevelops and strengthens
along the northern California coast. The offshore ridge and
coastal trough will slowly weaken Sun through Tue night. The
trough will move offshore Wed and Wed night.

$$

PZZ820-211030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ920-211030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ825-211030-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ925-211030-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT through SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13
ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ830-211030-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 7 to 8
ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ930-211030-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ835-211030-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT through SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ935-211030-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT and SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ840-211030-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 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, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ940-211030-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT through SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7
to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ945-211030-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
256 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Achorn. Ocean Prediction Center.



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