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 170409
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 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.

PZZ899-171700-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...HIGH PRES NW OF THE WATERS WILL
WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO THU WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST
PERSISTS INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. 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. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE SE PORTION SAT
NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-171700-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17
FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-171700-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 8 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 9 TO 15 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ825-171700-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

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

$$

PZZ925-171700-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...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 TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ830-171700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 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...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-171700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

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

$$

PZZ835-171700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

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

$$

PZZ935-171700-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

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

$$

PZZ840-171700-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ940-171700-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 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 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ945-171700-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
909 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. 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.