Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

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.

PZZ899-212230-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A coastal trough will 
strengthen today into Fri, then weaken Fri night into Sat night 
as a weak high pressure ridge builds E toward the region. The 
ridge will remain centered just W of the waters Sunday and move 
over the southern waters Monday. 

$$

PZZ820-212230-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt.
Seas becoming 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...SW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming N 10 to
20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ920-212230-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming NW 10 to
15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 5
to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 6
to 11 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E. Seas becoming 5 to 9
ft.

$$

PZZ825-212230-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt, then
diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming NE 5
to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ925-212230-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 5 to
9 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds diminishing to NE 10 to 20 kt, then becoming E.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ830-212230-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
13 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ930-212230-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas subsiding to 5 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ835-212230-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ935-212230-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 14 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to
14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ840-212230-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ940-212230-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 6
to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ945-212230-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
153 AM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

.TODAY and TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
Scattered showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds becoming 10 to 15 kt, then diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.