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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 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.

PZZ899-191645-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge across
the central waters will persist tonight through Sat night. A cold
front will move into the northern waters Sat night, then continue
inland Sun. High pressure will build W of the N waters Sun and
Sun night, then continue across the N portion Mon through Tue
night. A low pressure trough will develop along the coast Mon,
then persist into Wed night.

$$

PZZ820-191645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. Scattered
showers, areas of fog and scattered TSTMs. Chance of rain. VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.SAT...W to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming S to
SW. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds increasing to NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10
to 17 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to
17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ920-191645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming S to
SE. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds backing to N to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming SW.
Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas subsiding
to 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ825-191645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming S to SW 10
to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-191645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.SAT...S to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then increasing to
10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 10 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ830-191645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Chance of
rain. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9
to 12 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-191645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to
12 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9
to 11 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-191645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 9 to 12
ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-191645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

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

$$

PZZ840-191645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6
to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 3
to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 4 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ940-191645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9
to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 14 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ945-191645-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
725 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7
to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.


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