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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 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.

PZZ899-211200-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A cold front will approach the
N portion tonight and Thu, then move across the area Thu night
and Fri. High pressure will remain centered W of the S waters
tonight into Fri night, shift N Fri night and Sat, then move
across the N portion and inland late Sat and Sat night.
Another cold front will move into the N waters Sun, then
continue into the central waters Sun night while weakening.
High pressure will build across the waters Mon, then weaken Mon
night.

$$

PZZ820-211200-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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

$$

PZZ920-211200-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
14 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...S to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
10 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ825-211200-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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

$$

PZZ925-211200-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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

$$

PZZ830-211200-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 9 to
11 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 9 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
11 to 14 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
becoming 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ930-211200-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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

$$

PZZ835-211200-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 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 NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 8 to
9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 12
ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
8 to 10 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-211200-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt
early, then, becoming W to NW. Seas 9 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
8 to 10 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, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 13
ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ840-211200-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs early.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 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
8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ940-211200-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 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 8 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 8 to
11 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ945-211200-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
224 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...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
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 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.



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