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Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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FZPN26 KWBC 261002
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 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.

PZZ899-262245-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE SRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL EXPAND N ALONG THE COAST TONIGHT THROUGH
THU NIGHT...THEN REMAIN THROUGH SUN NIGHT WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING
FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL CONTINUE TO 
THE W OF THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT 
AND EXPAND TO THE N AND NW THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PERSIST INTO 
SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS THIS 
MORNING...THEN MOVE SE INTO THE CENTRAL AREAS TONIGHT AND 
DISSIPATE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS SUN
AND SUN NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE.


$$

PZZ820-262245-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 

$$

PZZ920-262245-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. 

$$

PZZ825-262245-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. 

$$

PZZ925-262245-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 

$$

PZZ830-262245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 

$$

PZZ930-262245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. 

$$

PZZ835-262245-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 

$$

PZZ935-262245-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 

$$

PZZ840-262245-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 

$$

PZZ940-262245-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

PZZ945-262245-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
302 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 
TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 
FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


NOAA/ National Weather Service
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