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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
ISSUED BY NWS Honolulu HI
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 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.

PZZ899-241215-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
weaken tonight and Thu. A cold front will move across the N and 
central waters tonight into Thu while weakening. A low pressure 
trough will develop along the S coast of California tonight, then
expand N along the coast Thu through Sun night. High pressure 
will then develop and build E and NE west of the waters Sat and 
Sat night, then persist W of the northern waters through Mon 
night. 

$$

PZZ820-241215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-241215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-241215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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

$$

PZZ925-241215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.THU...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 12 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-241215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt early,
then, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to
7 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-241215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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

$$

PZZ835-241215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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

$$

PZZ935-241215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W to SW.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-241215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-241215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-241215-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Brenchley. NWS Honolulu.