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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

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.

PZZ899-302230-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge over the
central and southern waters will shift N across the northern and
central waters today and tonight. A low pressure trough will
intensify along the southern and central coast Tue and Tue night,
and extend N along the northern coast Wed through Thu night. A
high pressure ridge will build across the NW waters Thu and Thu
night and shift southward Fri. A cold front will move across the
northern waters late Fri into Fri night, and central waters late
Fri night.

$$

PZZ820-302230-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
11 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ920-302230-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 6
to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.WED and WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ825-302230-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ925-302230-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

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

$$

PZZ830-302230-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ930-302230-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED through THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ835-302230-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ935-302230-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED through THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT and FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ840-302230-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED through THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT through FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.

$$

PZZ940-302230-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED and WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-302230-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
253 AM PDT Mon Mar 30 2020

.TODAY and TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED through THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Achorn. Ocean Prediction Center.


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