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
000
FZPN36 KWBC 250416
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
916 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

CALIFORNIA WATERS FROM 60 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

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.

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WARM FRONT OVER THE N WATERS
WILL MOVE N OF THE REGION TONIGHT. STRONG LOW PRES JUST W OF
POINT REYES WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS TONIGHT WHILE
INTENSIFYING...THEN LIFT N OF THE AREA SAT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
IN FROM THE W AND NW OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE SAT AND
SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS THROUGH
WED NIGHT. A COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CENTRAL AND
SRN COASTS LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN THROUGH TUE
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS LATE TUE AND TUE
NIGHT THEN DISSIPATE WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE N
WATERS WED NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA...SOUTH TO
GUADALUPE ISLAND

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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.