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 291618
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 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.

PZZ899-300600-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
NW WATERS WILL PERSIST TODAY THROUGH SUN...THEN DRIFT SE OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS SUN THROUGH MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE
COAST WILL PERSIST TODAY INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SUN THROUGH
MON NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS
SAT NIGHT AND SUN. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD ACROSS THE WATERS MON
AND MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ820-300600-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ920-300600-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ825-300600-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ925-300600-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ830-300600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ930-300600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ835-300600-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ935-300600-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ840-300600-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W OF 120W INCREASING
TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NW. RAIN.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...E OF 120W...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. W OF
120W...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT FRI...HIGHEST
NW. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E OF 119W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ940-300600-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ945-300600-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
818 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS W.
.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 WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. 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.