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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 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.

PZZ899-212215-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
persist NW of the area today into Tue, as a low pressure trough
remains along the coast. The ridge will weaken late Tue and Tue
night. Low pressure will develop W of the area Wed and Wed night,
then approach the central waters Thu and Thu night. The low will
move over the central waters Fri and Fri night.

$$

PZZ820-212215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

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

$$

PZZ920-212215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt early,
then diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 6
to 8 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ825-212215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ925-212215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

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

$$

PZZ830-212215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

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

$$

PZZ930-212215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ835-212215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

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

$$

PZZ935-212215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

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

$$

PZZ840-212215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

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

$$

PZZ940-212215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

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

$$

PZZ945-212215-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
311 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

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

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.


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