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NWS Forecast

FZPN26 KWBC 240937
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 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.

PZZ899-242330-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST
SW TO NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY THROUGH TUE...
THEN WEAKEN TUE NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT WHILE DRIFTING SLOWLY SE
ACROSS THE WATERS. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST NEAR THE SRN AND
CENTRAL COASTS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE. A WEAKENING
COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS WED NIGHT
INTO THU. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE NRN WATERS FRI...THEN MOVE
INTO THE AREA FRI NIGHT.



PZZ820-242330-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

THU
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.



PZZ920-242330-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

WED
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

WED NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

THU
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

THU NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.



PZZ825-242330-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

TUE
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.



PZZ925-242330-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

WED
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.



PZZ830-242330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN 5 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

THU
SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

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



PZZ930-242330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

TUE
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.



PZZ835-242330-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

TUE
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

WED
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

FRI
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



PZZ935-242330-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

TUE
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.

WED
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



PZZ840-242330-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.

TUE
E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



PZZ940-242330-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

TUE
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

WED
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU
N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.



PZZ945-242330-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
137 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

TUE
E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU
N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.



.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.