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Pacific Offshore Waters

NOTE: If you are interested in printing the marine weather charts listed on this page a TIFF viewer is required to have a white background.   Also, the black & white GIF images are available for printing, but they are not ideally sized for printing the complete chart. The GIF marine weather charts are colored and have a black background.

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NOTE: The terms Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and Zulu (Z) are equivalent.


Marine Weather Discussion

Description of Marine Weather Discussion (MWD) & the Glossary of Abbreviations used in the MWD

Marine Weather Discussion (N of 30N & east of 150W)
Last updated: 02:41Z, 24 Aug 2017


Offshore Waters Text Forecasts

Description of Offshore Waters Text Forecast
Map 1 illustrates Offshore Waters Forecast zones

Live Forecast Map
Live Forecast Map

Offshore Waters Forecast OFFPZ5 (Washington and Oregon waters from 60 NM to 250 NM Offshore)
Last updated: 21:31Z, 23 Aug 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast OFFPZ6 (California waters from 60 NM to 250 NM Offshore)
Last updated: 21:31Z, 23 Aug 2017

Coastal & Offshore Waters Forecasts (additional forecasts)


High Frequency Voice Broadcast for Offshore Waters (VOBRA)

Description of High Frequency Voice Broadcast for Offshore Waters

Live Forecast Map
Live Forecast Map

Offshore Waters High Frequency Voice Broadcast for Washington/Oregon (Washington and Oregon waters from 60 NM to 250 NM Offshore)
Last updated: 21:34Z, 23 Aug 2017

Offshore Waters High Frequency Voice Broadcast for California (California waters from 60 NM to 250 NM Offshore)
Last updated: 21:34Z, 23 Aug 2017

Coastal & Offshore Waters Forecasts (additional forecasts)


NAVTEX Coastal & Offshore Waters Text Forecasts

Description of NAVTEX Text Forecast

Live Forecast Map
Live Forecast Map

Coastal & Offshore Waters Forecast OFFN09 (Canadian Border to Point Saint George, California)
Last updated: 21:50Z, 23 Aug 2017

Coastal & Offshore Waters Forecast OFFN08 (Point Saint George, California to Point Piedras Blancas, California)
Last updated: 21:49Z, 23 Aug 2017

Coastal & Offshore Waters Forecast OFFN07 (Point Piedras Blancas, California to Mexican Border)
Last updated: 21:49Z, 23 Aug 2017


Offshore Waters Graphic Products

Latest Pacific offshore & adjacent waters sea state analysis (feet)

Offshore & Adjacent Waters Wind/Wave Analysis (description)
Last Update: 01:22Z, 24 Aug 2017
KML logoExperimental KML/GIS data: 01:26Z, 24 Aug 2017



Offshore & Adjacent Waters Wind/Wave Analysis (feet)

Time (~65 KB) observations (~300 KB) observations
& IR satellite
(~300 KB) observations
& Vis satellite
Last Update
00Z TIF | GIF | B/W GIF TIF | GIF TIF | GIF 01:22Z, 24 Aug 2017
06Z TIF | GIF | B/W GIF TIF | GIF 06:38Z, 23 Aug 2017
12Z TIF | GIF | B/W GIF TIF | GIF 13:20Z, 23 Aug 2017
18Z TIF | GIF | B/W GIF TIF | GIF TIF | GIF 18:43Z, 23 Aug 2017




Forecast charts from 00Z model run

Time from 00Z 500 mb Surface Analysis Wind & Wave with Ice Accretion
24 hour forecast (description)

Offshore & Adjacent areas
(28N-52N, 45W-85W)

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF

Last updated: 04:08Z, 23 Aug 2017
(description)

Offshore & Adjacent areas
(25N-60N, East of 155W)

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF

Last updated: 05:16Z, 23 Aug 2017

Offshore & Adjacent areas to Alaska waters (40N-70N, 115W-170E)***

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF
(description)

Offshore & Adjacent areas
(25N-60N, East of 155W)

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF

Last updated: 06:04Z, 23 Aug 2017

Offshore & Adjacent areas to Alaska waters (40N-70N, 115W-170E)***

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF




Forecast charts from 12Z model run

Time from 12Z 500 mb Surface Analysis Wind & Wave with Ice Accretion
24 hour forecast (description)

Offshore & Adjacent areas
(28N-52N, 45W-85W)

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF

Last updated: 16:28Z, 23 Aug 2017
(description)

Offshore & Adjacent areas
(25N-60N, East of 155W)

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF

Last updated: 18:50Z, 23 Aug 2017

Offshore & Adjacent areas to Alaska waters (40N-70N, 115W-170E)***

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF
(description)

Offshore & Adjacent areas
(25N-60N, East of 155W)

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF

Last updated: 17:56Z, 23 Aug 2017

Offshore & Adjacent areas to Alaska waters (40N-70N, 115W-170E)***

TIF | GIF | B/W GIF



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