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NWS Forecast

FZPN26 KWBC 221019
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 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.

PZZ899-222215-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
NW PORTION EARLY TODAY AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS LATER TODAY AND
TONIGHT...PASS OVER THE CENTRAL PORTION THU AND THEN DISSIPATE BY
EARLY THU NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
FROM THE SW TONIGHT AND WED...THEN BECOME WEAKER LATER WED INTO
THU...AND REMAIN ACROSS THE SRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST WILL REMAIN TONIGHT
INTO WED...AND THEN WEAKEN WED AND WED NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL MOVE
INTO THE FAR NW WATERS FRI AND LIFT N OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AND
SAT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW OVER THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST TO THE W OF
THE AREA THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG
THE CENTRAL AND SRN COASTS SUN AND SUN NIGHT.



PZZ820-222215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI


TODAY
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.

TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

THU NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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



PZZ920-222215-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI


TODAY
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

THU
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
13 TO 19 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.



PZZ825-222215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

THU
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.

THU NIGHT
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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



PZZ925-222215-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI


TODAY
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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



PZZ830-222215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

TONIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SAT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

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



PZZ930-222215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

SAT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



PZZ835-222215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

THU
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

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

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

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

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.



PZZ935-222215-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

THU
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

FRI
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SAT NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

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



PZZ840-222215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

THU
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

FRI
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.



PZZ940-222215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.

SAT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



PZZ945-222215-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
319 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

THU
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

FRI
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

SAT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

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

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

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.