Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 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.

PZZ899-200345-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will 
persist over the far NW portion today, then weaken tonight. A low
pressure trough along the California coast will intensify today 
and tonight. It will then slowly weaken Fri through Sat night and
persist Sun through Mon night. 

$$

PZZ820-200345-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-200345-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

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

$$

PZZ825-200345-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 25 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. 
Seas 12 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-200345-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
16 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT and MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-200345-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
9 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-200345-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT and MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-200345-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
11 to 16 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
13 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-200345-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-200345-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Chance of rain. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON and MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ940-200345-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT through MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6
to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-200345-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
844 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

.TODAY...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT and MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Achorn. Ocean Prediction Center.