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Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
224 AM PDT Mon May 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.

PZZ899-202345-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will 
build E over the waters today ahead of a low pressure system. A 
cold front will move E and SE over the N and central waters today
and tonight, then across the central and S waters Tue and Tue 
night. Low pressure will move SE and move inland along the 
southern Oregon and northern California coast Tue and Tue night. 
High pressure will build W of the region Wed and Wed night, drift
W Thu and Thu night, then become nearly stationary Fri and Fri 
night.

$$

PZZ820-202345-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt
early, then, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft, building to 11 to 19 ft. Scattered showers. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft. 
.WED...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 
.THU...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-202345-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt early,
then, becoming W. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW. Seas building
to 13 to 22 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 17 to 22 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 30 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 19 ft. 
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-202345-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 8 to
13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 17 to 19 ft. 
.WED...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft. 
.THU...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
13 to 17 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 10
to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-202345-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 8 to
13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, building
to 11 to 18 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft. 
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. 
.THU...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-202345-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.WED...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 16 to 19 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-202345-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10
to 17 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 16 to 19 ft. 
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW. Seas 13 to 19 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft. 
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 16 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-202345-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11
to 19 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 8 to
10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-202345-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft, building to 9 to
16 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 
.WED...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-202345-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-202345-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9
to 16 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 8 to
11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-202345-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
224 AM PDT Mon May 20 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.