Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 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.

PZZ899-101030-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A cold front will move SE
across the N and central waters tonight into Mon while 
weakening. The front will continue SE into the southern waters 
late Mon and dissipate. A high pressure ridge will build across 
the NW waters tonight and Mon, then drift SE Mon night into Tue 
night while weakening. A cold front will weaken as it moves 
across the N and central waters Tue night into Wed. Another ridge
will drift SE across the northern and into the central waters 
Wed and Wed night, and weaken Thu and Thu night as another cold 
front approaches the N waters. The front will move across the
N and central waters Fri into Fri night, and move into the S 
waters late Fri night. A weakening high pressure ridge will 
persist across the central and S waters tonight. A low pressure 
trough will develop along the southern and central California 
coast Mon and Mon night, persist through Wed, then slowly weaken 
Wed night into Thu.


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PZZ820-101030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 11 to 14 ft. Chance of rain. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
8 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft. 
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 14 to 20 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
14 to 18 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-101030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 10 to
13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT and TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 16 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
12 to 21 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 13 to
17 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-101030-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 7 to 13 
ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
12 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
11 to 19 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-101030-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. 
Seas 10 to 14 ft. Chance of rain. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
11 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 7 to
13 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
10 to 14 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
11 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 14 to 17 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-101030-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT and TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
12 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW.
Seas 11 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-101030-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
Rain.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 12 to 14 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-101030-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft. 
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.  
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
11 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 10 to
12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-101030-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT and TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
9 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
11 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
11 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-101030-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

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

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PZZ940-101030-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
156 PM PST Sun Dec 9 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12
ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less tha