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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 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.

PZZ899-182200-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pressure trough over the
northern waters will weaken today. A weak high pressure ridge
over the southern waters will drift E today and tonight, then
persist over the far SE portion Mon through Tue night. A cold
front will approach the northern waters from the W Mon and Mon
night. Low pressure will develop along the front on Tue, then
lift N while pulling the front across the area Tue night into
Wed. A low pressure trough will cross the area later Wed and Wed
night. Strong low pressure will pass well N of the area on Thu
and pull a cold front into the northern waters Thu night.

$$

PZZ820-182200-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.

$$

PZZ920-182200-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT AND MON...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.THU...SW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10
to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft.

$$

PZZ825-182200-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT AND MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ925-182200-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas building to 9 to 12 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to
12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ830-182200-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-182200-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ835-182200-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 6 to
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
building to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ935-182200-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to
11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ840-182200-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 13
ft.

$$

PZZ940-182200-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-182200-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
131 AM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT AND MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Reinhart. Ocean Prediction Center.


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