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 040930
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
130 AM PST WED MAR 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.

PZZ899-042230-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
ALONG THE COAST TODAY...THEN SLOWLY WEAKEN TONIGHT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL DRIFT E TOWARD THE NRN WATERS TODAY AND
TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL TURN NE AND SLOWLY PASS N OF THE AREA THU
INTO FRI AS THE ASSOCIATED RIDGE DRIFTS E OVER THE REGION. THE
HIGH PRES WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE WELL N OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT
THROUGH SUN NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE OVER THE N PORTION.

$$

PZZ820-042230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ920-042230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ825-042230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PZZ925-042230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING E 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PZZ830-042230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PZZ930-042230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PZZ835-042230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ935-042230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ840-042230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ940-042230-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ945-042230-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
130 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. 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.