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 290956
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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.

PZZ899-292315-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE FAR
NW PORTION WILL PUSH SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE TODAY INTO
TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD JUST NW
OF THE WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN PERSIST SAT AND SAT
NIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST STRENGTHENS. THE
RIDGE AND TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH WEAKEN SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT
WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS NW OF THE AREA.

$$

PZZ820-292315-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ920-292315-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ825-292315-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-292315-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-292315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12
TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT EARLY. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ930-292315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-292315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6
TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ935-292315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-292315-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-292315-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9
FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

PZZ945-292315-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
256 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER VUKITS. 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.