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NWS Forecast

FZPN26 KWBC 251614
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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.

PZZ899-260430-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND
NW OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN
PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A
LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SRN COAST LATE
SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT THEN DISSIPATE WED.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE N WATERS WED NIGHT.



PZZ820-260430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 16 TO
25 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

MON
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

WED
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

WED NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



PZZ920-260430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

STORM WARNING


TODAY
NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 16 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

WED
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



PZZ825-260430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
15 TO 25 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

MON
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

MON NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

TUE
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

WED
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

WED NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.



PZZ925-260430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.

MON
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

MON NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

TUE
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

WED NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



PZZ830-260430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

TUE
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.



PZZ930-260430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

MON
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

TUE
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.



PZZ835-260430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.



PZZ935-260430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ840-260430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

MON NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

WED
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



PZZ940-260430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

MON
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

WED
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ945-260430-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
914 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TUE
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

WED
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



.FORECASTER LEE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.