Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

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.

PZZ899-260430-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...Weak low pressure W of the
California waters will drift SE and dissipate today. A high
pressure ridge will build to the W of the waters today and
tonight, then drift W Saturday through Sunday night while
intensifying. A low pressure trough will develop along the
coast Sunday night and slowly strengthen through Tuesday night. 

$$

PZZ820-260430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON and MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-260430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON and MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-260430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
Chance of rain. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-260430-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. Chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.MON and MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-260430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

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

$$

PZZ930-260430-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. Chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-260430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of
showers. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-260430-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-260430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

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

$$

PZZ940-260430-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-260430-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
818 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON and MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.