Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 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.

PZZ899-141615-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge over the
central waters will move SE tonight while weakening. A cold front
will move into the N waters tonight, then move across the N and
central waters Fri. The front will move into the S waters Fri
night while dissipating. Another strong cold front will approach
the waters Sat and Sat night, then move into the area Sun and Sun
night. The front will then dissipate across the S waters Mon. Yet
another cold front will approach the N portion Mon, become
stationary Mon night, then move N Tue and Tue night as a warm
front. High pressure will build across the central waters Mon 
night through Tue night. 

$$

PZZ820-141615-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12
to 19 ft.
.FRI...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 21
ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then becoming
S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.SAT...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 14
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 15 to 25 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming
21 to 26 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 20 to 23 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 15 to 19 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 16
ft.

$$

PZZ920-141615-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...Winds veering to W 25 to 35 kt, then diminishing to 15 to 25
kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds diminishing to S 5 to 15 kt, then increasing to
15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to
15 to 25 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming
24 to 26 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 20
to 23 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 15 to 20
ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 19 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ825-141615-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas becoming 10 to 16
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds diminishing to N 5 to 15 kt, then becoming E to
NE. Seas becoming 12 to 17 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding
to 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...S winds increasing to 25 to 30 kt, then becoming 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 13 to 21 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds becoming W 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas building to 17 to 26 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 18 to 23 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 13 to 19 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14
ft.

$$

PZZ925-141615-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 16
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds diminishing to N to NE less than 10 kt, then
becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 13 to 17 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 15 to 25 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming 10 to
15 kt. Seas becoming 21 to 26 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 20 to 23 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 15 to 18 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ830-141615-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to
12 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 16 ft.
.SAT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to
14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt, then diminishing to
5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 14 to 24 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 17 to
22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas subsiding
to 15 to 19 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10
kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ930-141615-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10
to 12 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 10 to 13
ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds diminishing to N to NE 5 to 10 kt, then becoming
S to SE. Seas building to 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 13 to 21 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Winds diminishing to W 10 to 20 kt, then becoming 10 to
15 kt. Seas building to 18 to 24 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
19 to 22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 15 to 18
ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 12
ft.

$$

PZZ835-141615-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 11
to 12 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to
13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9
to 12 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 12 to 21
ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 18 to 21
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas subsiding to 16
to 18 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 10 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ935-141615-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 11
to 12 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 9 to
14 ft.
.SAT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas building to 13 to 22 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 19 to 21
ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 15 to 18 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas subsiding
to 12 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ840-141615-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 11 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming
8 to 13 ft, then building to 13 to 20 ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 17
ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ940-141615-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 10 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 12 to 20
ft.
.MON...Winds veering to N to NW 5 to 15 kt, then becoming N 10 to 20
kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 10 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ945-141615-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
813 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas becoming 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas building to 10 to
17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9
to 15 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.