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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 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.

PZZ899-201700-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
build over the NW portion tonight into Fri as a low pressure
trough forms near the California coast. The ridge will weaken Fri
night 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 Mon night. High pressure will rebuild
NW of the waters Tue and Tue night, as the trough strengthens
along the northern and central California coast.

$$

PZZ820-201700-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, except far E portion increasing
to 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ920-201700-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

$$

PZZ825-201700-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding
to 8 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ925-201700-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT through SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to
13 ft.
.MON through TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ830-201700-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN though SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming
NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding
to 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ930-201700-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...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 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ835-201700-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft.
.MON NIGHT and TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-201700-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ840-201700-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 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...Winds becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT and TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ940-201700-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 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 and MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ945-201700-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
834 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 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 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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