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 210953
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

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.

PZZ899-212230-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...WEAKENING LOW PRES WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND WILL DISSIPATE W OF THE
AREA WED. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA WED NIGHT THROUGH
THU NIGHT...AND MOVE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI
INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FRI
NIGHT...AND WILL INTENSIFY AS IT MERGES WITH A SECOND LOW JUST W
OF THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-212230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ920-212230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING E.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 10 TO
18 FT.

$$

PZZ825-212230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ925-212230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
11 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ830-212230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12
TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ930-212230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ835-212230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ935-212230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ840-212230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-212230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ945-212230-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
153 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. 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.