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NWS Forecast

FZPN26 KWBC 301620 CCA
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 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.

PZZ899-010430-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S
THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A LOW PRES
TROUGH ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY AND
TONIGHT...THEN EXPAND N AND GRADUALLY WEAKEN WED INTO THU NIGHT.
THE WEAK TROUGH WILL REMAIN ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST FRI AND FRI
NIGHT...THEN STRENGTHEN SLIGHTLY SAT AND SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD NW OF THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT...THEN WILL PERSIST
THROUGH SAT NIGHT.



PZZ820-010430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST SE.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST SE.

WED
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE...HIGHEST E. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.

THU
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT
N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.



PZZ920-010430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT EARLY.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT LATE. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST
SE.

TONIGHT AND WED
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT
TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST SE.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST SE.

THU
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHEST SE.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

FRI
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

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



PZZ825-010430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

WED
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

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

THU
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.



PZZ925-010430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

WED
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

THU
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.



PZZ830-010430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...HIGHEST NE...DIMINISHING TO 20
TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

WED
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

FRI
N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.



PZZ930-010430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT
BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

WED
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



PZZ835-010430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13
FT.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10
FT LATE.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.



PZZ935-010430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 9 FT LATE.

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

FRI
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE.
SEAS 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ840-010430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

WED
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE.

THU
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.



PZZ940-010430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

WED
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

THU
N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

THU NIGHT
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 7 FT.

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

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

SAT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ945-010430-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
920 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

THU
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.