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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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.

PZZ899-182345-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY THROUGH FRI NIGHT...SHIFT N TO THE
CENTRAL WATERS SAT THROUGH SUN...THEN DRIFT OVER THE NRN WATERS
SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT. A WEAK LOW PRES SYSTEM OVER THE FAR
NRN WATERS WILL DISSIPATE EARLY TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.
A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN COAST SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...THEN EXPAND N ALONG THE COAST SUN INTO MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-182345-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
W LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO
22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO
21 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15
TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO
17 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ920-182345-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 20 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO
17 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ825-182345-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT
LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-182345-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NW. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
17 TO 21 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO
21 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ830-182345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT...THEN
BACKING TO S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO
17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO
14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-182345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT...THEN
INCREASING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20
FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ835-182345-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.

$$

PZZ935-182345-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 19
FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO
14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.

$$

PZZ840-182345-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS NW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST W.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST W.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
W.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.

$$

PZZ940-182345-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT.

$$

PZZ945-182345-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.




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