Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 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.

PZZ899-271745-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A weak cold front will move 
into the southern waters later tonight into Fri, while a high 
pressure ridge builds over the central and southern waters from 
the W. The cold front will move S of the waters Fri night, while 
the ridge persists W of the waters Sat through Tue night. Another
cold front will move SE into the NW waters Sun, then continue SE
over the central and southern waters through Tue. A trough will 
develop along the California coast Mon, strengthen Mon night, and
persist through Tue night. 

$$

PZZ820-271745-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds less than 5 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
7 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 6 to
7 ft. Chance of showers. Slight chance of TSTMs. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Chance of
showers and slight chance of TSTMs. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Chance of showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-271745-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of
showers early. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft. Chance of showers. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-271745-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of
showers. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-271745-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Chance of
showers. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-271745-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to
20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-271745-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-271745-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-271745-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-271745-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-271745-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-271745-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
850 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Rowland. Ocean Prediction Center.