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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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.

PZZ899-170430-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A stationary front over the
central waters will dissipate today. A high pressure ridge will
build across the NW portion tonight and Mon, persist through Tue,
then weaken Tue night. A cold front will move into the northern
waters Wed, continue S into the central waters Wed night and Thu,
then dissipate as it enters the southern waters Thu night. A low
pressure trough will persist along the California coast through
Wed night before intensifying Thu and Thu night. It will then
slowly weaken Fri and Fri night.

$$

PZZ820-170430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ920-170430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ825-170430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ925-170430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ830-170430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ930-170430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ835-170430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ935-170430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ840-170430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ940-170430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ945-170430-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
843 AM PDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

.Forecaster Byrd. Ocean Prediction Center.


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