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NWS Forecast

FZPN26 KWBC 311613
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL PERSIST TODAY...DRIFT SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN PREVAIL OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST NEAR THE COAST
TODAY INTO TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SUN INTO MON. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT AND SUN. THE RIDGE
WILL REBUILD ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA MON INTO TUE. ANOTHER WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR N WATERS MON NIGHT AND
STALL...THEN LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT TUE THROUGH WED NIGHT AS A
LARGE AREA OF LOW PRES DEVELOPS W OF THE WATERS.



PZZ820-010430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

TONIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

SUN
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9
FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

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

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

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

TUE NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NW.



PZZ920-010430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.

SUN
W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

SUN NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.

MON
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.

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

TUE NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

WED
S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO
10 FT...HIGHEST W.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT...
HIGHEST NW.



PZZ825-010430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON
W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

MON NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

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

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

WED
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW.



PZZ925-010430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

SUN
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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 7 FT.

WED
S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT...
HIGHEST NW.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...
HIGHEST NW.



PZZ830-010430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 7 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

MON
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.

MON NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE
N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
7 FT.

WED
S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ930-010430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.

MON NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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

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

WED
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.



PZZ835-010430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.

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

MON
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

TUE
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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

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

WED NIGHT
S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ935-010430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.

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

MON
N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE
N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
7 FT.

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

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

WED NIGHT
S WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NW.



PZZ840-010430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

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

SUN
NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

MON
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

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

TUE
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

WED
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.

WED NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



PZZ940-010430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 7 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.

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

MON NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

WED
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
6 FT.

WED NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



PZZ945-010430-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
813 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.

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

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

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

MON
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

TUE
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

WED
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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



.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.