Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

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.

PZZ899-220315-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...High pressure will rebuild
across the waters today through Wed night and persist over the
central and S waters Thu through Fri night, then shift to the S
waters Sat and Sat night. A weakening cold front will approach
from the NW Wed night, then move into the far NW portion Thu,
before dissipating Thu night. A second cold front will move into
the far NW portion Fri night, then move across the northern and 
central waters Sat and Sat night.

$$

PZZ820-220315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
13 to 17 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft. Chance of
rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7
to 11 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt, then becoming S 10
to 20 kt. Seas building to 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 13 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 9 to
12 ft.

$$

PZZ920-220315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 12 to 17 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft.
Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 12 ft. Areas
of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14
ft.

$$

PZZ825-220315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to less than 5 kt, then
becoming variable. Seas becoming 13 to 15 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas subsiding to
9 to 12 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft. Areas
of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas building to
8 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to
5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ925-220315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 12
to 15 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 12 to 14 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ830-220315-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
Chance of rain. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 12 ft.
Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas building
to 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15
kt. Seas becoming 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 9 to
11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ930-220315-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10
to 15 ft. Chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft. Areas
of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12
ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to 6 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to
7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ835-220315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 9 to 12
ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Areas
of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15
kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ935-220315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Areas of fog with
vsby 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 12 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas subsiding to
6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 9
ft.

$$

PZZ840-220315-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft. Areas
of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ940-220315-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
10 to 11 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 10 ft.
Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ945-220315-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
810 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 6 to 9
ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Areas of
fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas
becoming 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8
to 11 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.