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Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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FZPN26 KWBC 250343
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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.

PZZ899-251545-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...HIGH PRES OVER THE S WATERS 
WILL SHIFT S OF THE AREA AND DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD 
FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL MOVE INTO THE S PORTION LATER
TONIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE WATERS SAT. HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL 
BUILD OVER THE WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT LATER TONIGHT INTO 
SAT...THEN SHIFT S AND DISSIPATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. ANOTHER 
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS SUN...MOVE INTO 
THE CENTRAL WATERS LATER SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN CLEAR S OF THE 
S WATERS MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE AREA MON 
THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND SHIFT SW WED AND WED NIGHT. A
LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE S CALIFORNIA COAST LATE 
MON...INTENSIFY AND EXPAND N THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND 
DISSIPATE WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS 
WED NIGHT. 

$$

PZZ820-251545-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ920-251545-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ825-251545-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 12
FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ925-251545-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO
12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ830-251545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ930-251545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ835-251545-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7
TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ935-251545-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ840-251545-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.

$$

PZZ940-251545-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

$$

PZZ945-251545-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

$$

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


NOAA/ National Weather Service
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