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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
251 PM PDT Thu May 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.

PZZ899-251045-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...Weak low pressure W of the
California waters will drift SE while dissipating tonight. A
high pressure ridge will build to the W of the waters Friday
night and drift W Saturday through Sunday night while
intensifying. The high pressure will persist through Sunday
night. A low pressure trough will develop along the coast Sunday
night and slowly strengthen through Tuesday night.

$$

PZZ820-251045-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ920-251045-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON and MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ825-251045-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ925-251045-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to
7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ830-251045-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming W to NW early,
then, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ930-251045-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to
7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ835-251045-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Chance of rain.
.FRI...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ935-251045-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.MON and MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ840-251045-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to
10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ940-251045-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

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

$$

PZZ945-251045-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
251 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.



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