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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
 
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.  
 
PZZ899-171630-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL  
REMAIN NEAR THE W PORTION OF THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SAT, THEN  
WEAKEN BY SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD W OF THE REGION  
SUN, THEN SHIFT NW OF THE WATERS AND STRENGTHEN SUN NIGHT THROUGH  
MON NIGHT. THEREAFTER, THIS RIDGE WILL PERSIST NW OF THE REGION  
TUE THROUGH TUE NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING SLIGHTLY W OF THE AREA WED  
AND WED NIGHT. A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL PERSIST ALONG THE  
CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY THEN WEAKEN SLIGHTLY  
SAT NIGHT AND SUN BEFORE INTENSIFYING SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE  
NIGHT. THE TROUGH WILL PERSIST ALONG THE COAST WED AND WED NIGHT.  
 

 
 
PZZ820-171630-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.   
WED
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ920-171630-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.   
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.   
WED
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ825-171630-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.    
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ925-171630-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.   
WED
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ830-171630-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ930-171630-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.    
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ835-171630-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND  
150 NM OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.    
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ935-171630-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM  
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.    
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ840-171630-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM  
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ940-171630-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ945-171630-  
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE  
WEST TO 120W-  
838 PM PDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
9 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
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