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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 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.

PZZ899-042315-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE EXTENDING INTO
THE NRN WATERS WILL WEAKEN TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A STRONGER HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W OF THE AREA TUE INTO WED NIGHT...THEN
GRADUALLY WEAKEN THU INTO FRI NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
PERSIST OVER INLAND CALIFORNIA TODAY AND TONIGHT...STRENGTHEN TUE
INTO THU...THEN WEAKEN THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-042315-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS SE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ920-042315-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ825-042315-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15
FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-042315-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ830-042315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

PZZ930-042315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

PZZ835-042315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

PZZ935-042315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ840-042315-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
NW.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ940-042315-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ945-042315-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
254 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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