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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN26 KWBC

FZPN26 KWBC 201521
OFFPZ6

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

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.

PZZ899-210500-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A low pres trough will persist
near the California coast through the period. The trough will
weaken later tonight into Wed, then strengthen late Wed into Thu
night. A high pres ridge NW of the area will persist today
through Tue, then move into the northern waters and weaken Tue
night. The ridge will strengthen and slowly build E Wed into Thu
night. A weak cold front will move SE into the northern waters
late Wed into Wed night, and dissipate over central waters Thu
into Thu night.



PZZ820-210500-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

GALE WARNING


TODAY
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9
to 15 ft.

MON
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

WED NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 11 ft.



PZZ920-210500-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to
4 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

WED
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

THU
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 to 8 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.



PZZ825-210500-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7
ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

THU
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 11 ft.



PZZ925-210500-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.



PZZ830-210500-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

TONIGHT
N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

MON
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas becoming 7
to 9 ft.

MON NIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 8
ft.

TUE
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

THU
N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 8 to 11
ft.



PZZ930-210500-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

WED
N winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt, then diminishing to 10 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 10 ft.



PZZ835-210500-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

TONIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

MON
S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

MON NIGHT
Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

TUE
Variable winds less than 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 6 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

THU
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 9 ft.

THU NIGHT
N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 8 to 10 ft.



PZZ935-210500-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

MON
N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.

TUE
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 8 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.



PZZ840-210500-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

TONIGHT
W to SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4
to 7 ft.

MON
Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

TUE
W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

WED
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.



PZZ940-210500-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft.

MON
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 6 to 8
ft.

MON NIGHT
W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 7 ft.

TUE
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

THU
N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.



PZZ945-210500-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
821 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TODAY
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.

TONIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4
to 6 ft.

MON
W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

TUE NIGHT and WED
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

WED NIGHT and THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7
ft.



.Forecaster Kosier. Ocean Prediction Center.