Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

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.

PZZ899-140315-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge over the
waters will drift further W through Thu. A cold front will move
into the area Thu night and move S across the waters Fri and Fri
night before dissipating. A coastal trough will strengthen Thu
night through Sat as high pressure builds in from the NW. The
high pressure area NW of the region will drift NW and weaken Sat
night. The trough will move W over the waters and weaken Sat
night through Sun night. 

$$

PZZ820-140315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-140315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-140315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-140315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-140315-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-140315-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-140315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
9 ft. Chance of rain. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-140315-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-140315-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-140315-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Chance of rain. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 6 to
9 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-140315-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of rain. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 5 to
8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.