Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

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.

PZZ899-240330-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...High pressure will persist over
the S waters today, then shift W and dissipate tonight. A cold 
front over the north waters will slowly move southeast today, 
then stall across the central waters tonight into Fri. The front 
will lift N as a warm front Fri night, ahead of a strong cold 
front approaching from the W. The cold front will move into the N
portions Sat, cross into the central areas Sat night, then 
dissipate over the S waters Sun and Sun night. Another cold front
will move into the N waters Sun, then dissipate over the central
waters Sun night. High pressure will build across the area from 
the W Mon and Mon night. 

$$

PZZ820-240330-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to
7 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 14 to 20 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
15 to 17 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-240330-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 16 to 21 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 14 to 18 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 9 to 14 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-240330-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
14 to 17 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-240330-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to
7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
11 to 18 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
14 to 17 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-240330-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
10 to 14 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-240330-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 6 to
7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
11 to 15 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to
15 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-240330-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to
6 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-240330-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-240330-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-240330-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
5 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-240330-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
722 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.