Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

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.

PZZ899-300415-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure center will
persist to the W of the waters through Sun night. A coastal
trough will strengthen along the CA coast through Fri morning and
then gradually weaken through Sat. It will then persist through
Sun night. 

$$

PZZ820-300415-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

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

$$

PZZ920-300415-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

.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 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to
5 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-300415-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

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

$$

PZZ925-300415-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

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

$$

PZZ830-300415-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-300415-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

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

$$

PZZ835-300415-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-300415-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-300415-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-300415-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-300415-
San Clemente Island, CA to 30N from 60 NM offshore west to 120W-
842 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Poche. Ocean Prediction Center.