Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 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.

PZZ899-210545-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pressure trough along the
California coast will persist today then weaken tonight into Sun
night. A high pressure ridge W of the waters will persist into 
Sun night. The ridge will shift SE over the central and southern 
waters Mon and Mon night as a weakening cold front approaches and
then enters the northern waters early Tue before dissipating. 
High pressure will rebuild over the waters Tue and Tue night, 
then persist Wed and Wed night. 

$$

PZZ820-210545-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
building to 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-210545-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas becoming
6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds increasing to S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 5
to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to 9
ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-210545-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas building to 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-210545-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN through MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to
6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-210545-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT through MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas building to 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-210545-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas building to 6 to 8
ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-210545-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT and SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-210545-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT through MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-210545-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT and TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-210545-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-210545-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
823 AM PDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3
to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.