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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

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.

PZZ899-191630-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
NEAR THE CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT BEFORE
WEAKENING MON. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR NW PORTION MON
NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND INTO THE SRN
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG
THE CALIFORNIA COAST TUE NIGHT AND WED. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
PERSIST NW OF THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SUN INTO
MON. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD W OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT THROUGH
WED NIGHT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW PORTION
THU...THEN CONTINUE SE OVER THE REGION THU NIGHT.


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PZZ820-191630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT LATE.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-191630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ825-191630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. PATCHY
FOG E.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY
FOG E.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ925-191630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT LATE.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.

$$

PZZ830-191630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. PATCHY
FOG E.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG E.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-191630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.

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PZZ835-191630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS FAR E.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG E EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG E.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG E
EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-191630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

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PZZ840-191630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST N. PATCHY
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS E.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. PATCHY
FOG E.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST N.

$$

PZZ940-191630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-191630-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
909 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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