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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
847 AM 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.

PZZ899-200430-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS... cold front will move over
the southern waters today. A high pressure ridge will build over
the NW portion later today 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 persist Sun and
Sun night, before slowly weakening Mon and Mon night.

$$

PZZ820-200430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY and TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ920-200430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY and 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. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to
10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN through MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ825-200430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

$$

PZZ925-200430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 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 through SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ830-200430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT through FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8
to 11 ft.
.SAT and SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ930-200430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY and TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 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 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-200430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY and TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. 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 to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON and MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ935-200430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

$$

PZZ840-200430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Slight chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ940-200430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

$$

PZZ945-200430-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
847 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

$$

.Forecaster Achorn. Ocean Prediction Center.



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