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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 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.

PZZ899-232215-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
remain NW of the area while slowly weakening, while a low
pressure trough continues near the central and northern
California coasts through Tue night. The resulting pressure
gradient will slowly weaken today through Tue night. The trough
will move offshore Wed and Wed night, while a weak low pressure
area forms just W of the northern waters. The low will remain
nearly stationary just NW of the area Thu and Thu night, then
move slowly NE and pass N of the waters Fri and Fri night while
weakening.

$$

PZZ820-232215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 6
to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ920-232215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ825-232215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8
to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ925-232215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

$$

PZZ830-232215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ930-232215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8
to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 7 to 8
ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-232215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8
to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ935-232215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.THU NIGHT and FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ840-232215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

$$

PZZ940-232215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ945-232215-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
310 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.



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