Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 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.

PZZ899-202215-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A trough along the California
coast will persist today as strong high pressure remains W of 
the waters. A cold front will move S and cross the waters today
as it weakens and will dissipate tonight. The coastal trough 
will strengthen tonight 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 to the west of the waters through 
Sunday. 

$$

PZZ820-202215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 16 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...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 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ920-202215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 16 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5
to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ825-202215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N. Seas building to 12 to
15 ft.
.THU...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 15 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 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. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ925-202215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 15 ft.
.THU...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to
13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ830-202215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 14 ft.
.THU...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 15 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...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. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ930-202215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 14 ft.
.THU...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...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 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ835-202215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 14 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 14 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 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. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ935-202215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 14 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 12 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...N 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 10 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 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ840-202215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 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...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ940-202215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ945-202215-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
206 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming N to
NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.