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
FZPN36 KWBC 301619
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
819 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL PERSIST TODAY THROUGH SUN...DRIFT SE INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PREVAIL OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST NEAR
THE COAST TODAY INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SUN INTO MON. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT AND
SUN. THE RIDGE WILL REBUILD ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA MON INTO TUE.
LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE AND PASS NW OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT...WHILE
PULLING A COLD FRONT SE TOWARD THE WATERS.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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.