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NOAA>NWS>NCEP>OPC>Marine>Pacific>Offshore>Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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FZPN26 KWBC 271521
OFFPZ6

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 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.

PZZ899-280415-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A low pressure trough near the
northern California coast will persist through Sunday night, then
weaken Monday and Monday night. A weak high pressure ridge will
persist just NW of the region today and tonight. This ridge will
drift SE over the NW portion Friday and Friday night, persist
through Saturday and then build N while receding slowly W
Saturday night into Monday night.  

$$

PZZ820-280415-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-280415-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-280415-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-280415-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-280415-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 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 10 ft. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-280415-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Chance of rain. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-280415-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-280415-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-280415-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-280415-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-280415-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
821 AM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.


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