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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 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.

PZZ899-271045-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE
SRN CALIFORNIA COAST WILL EXPAND N THROUGH MON...THEN SHIFT
INLAND MON NIGHT INTO TUE. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN
WATERS MON NIGHT...MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE...AND THEN
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE COAST LATE TUE NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH FRI
NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-271045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ920-271045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ825-271045-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ925-271045-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ830-271045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ930-271045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ835-271045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING NW. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ935-271045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ840-271045-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ940-271045-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-271045-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
243 PM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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