Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 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.

PZZ899-160530-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pressure trough along the
California coast will weaken today through Tue night. A trough
will reform along the central and S coast Wed and Wed night, then
expand N Thu through Fri night. A high pressure ridge will
persist across the waters today into Fri night. 

$$

PZZ820-160530-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9
ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-160530-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8
to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-160530-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4
to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9
ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-160530-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas becoming
7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8
ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-160530-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to 6
ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds diminishing to less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-160530-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-160530-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-160530-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7
to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-160530-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Winds backing to N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-160530-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-160530-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
821 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT and FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.