Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZPN26 KWBC 160427
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 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.

PZZ899-161630-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...HIGH PRES W OF THE WATERS WILL
SLOWLY BUILD E TONIGHT INTO WED AS A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST STRENGTHENS. THE HIGH PRES AREA WILL
BEGIN TO WEAKEN WED NIGHT INTO THU WHILE THE LOW PRES TROUGH
PERSISTS AND THEN WEAKENS THU NIGHT INTO FRI. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE NW PORTION FRI NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING OVER THE SRN
WATERS SUN. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM THE
NW SUN NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-161630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ920-161630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ825-161630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ925-161630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ830-161630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ930-161630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ835-161630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ935-161630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ840-161630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ940-161630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ945-161630-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
927 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.