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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

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.

PZZ899-241615-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A strong cold front will move E
and SE over the northern and central waters tonight into Sun as
very intense low pressure passes NW and N of the area. The front
will then weaken while moving over the central and southern
waters later Sun into Mon. A high pressure ridge will build E
over the southern waters Mon night, then slowly expand N over the
central and N areas Tue into Wed night. Yet another frontal
system will move E over the northern and central waters Mon night
into Tue night and dissipating. A weak low pressure trough will
develop along the southern coast Tue, and slowly expand N over
central and N coastal areas Tue night through Thu night. Large NW
swell will impact most of the region Sun into next week.  

$$

PZZ820-241615-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft, building to
15 to 29 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 18 to 33 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 23 to 28 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
19 to 22 ft. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 15 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 12 to 14 ft. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
10 to 15 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to
10 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 7 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-241615-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W winds 40 to 50 kt. Seas 22 to 37 ft. Scattered showers.
Scattered tstms. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 23 to 36 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.MON...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
24 to 29 ft. Scattered showers. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
19 to 22 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.WED...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 11 to
16 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-241615-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 11 to 15 ft. Areas of fog early. Chance of rain. Vsby 1 NM
or less early. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft. Rain with
vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 18 to 28 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 22 to 27 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 19 to 22 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 12 to 14 ft. 
.WED...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-241615-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 12 to 18 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less early.
Chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft, building to
17 to 27 ft. Rain with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 18 to 30 ft. Scattered showers. Scattered tstms. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 23 to 28 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
19 to 22 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.THU...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
9 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
8 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-241615-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 13 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less early. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft. Rain
with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 20 to 25 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 19 to 22 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 15 to
18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 12 to
14 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to
11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-241615-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 27 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 22 to 26 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 19 to 22 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to
18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-241615-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.MON...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 13 to 23 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
18 to 21 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
15 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-241615-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Areas of fog with
vsby 1 nm or less early. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 24 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 19 to 22 ft. 
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. 
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-241615-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Areas
of fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.MON...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less early. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-241615-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Areas of
fog with vsby 1 nm or less early. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to
21 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 16 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-241615-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
847 PM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Areas of fog with
vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
13 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.