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NWS Forecast

FZPN26 KWBC 240356
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 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.

PZZ899-241630-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD NW OF THE AREA THU AND THU NIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH MON
NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE CENTRAL AND SRN
CALIFORNIA COASTS TONIGHT...THEN EXPAND N NEAR THE NRN COAST THU
AND THU NIGHT. THE TROUGH WILL PERSIST NEAR THE NRN COAST FRI
THROUGH SAT NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SLIGHTLY SUN INTO MON NIGHT.



PZZ820-241630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

THU
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION TO 35 KT IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.



PZZ920-241630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

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

THU NIGHT AND FRI
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT MON.



PZZ825-241630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

GALE WARNING


TONIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

THU
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 11 FT SAT.

SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.



PZZ925-241630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

TONIGHT AND THU
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT THU.

THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 

MON AND MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 



PZZ830-241630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SAT NIGHT AND SUN
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 

SUN NIGHT AND MON
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

MON NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.



PZZ930-241630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 



PZZ835-241630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

TONIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

FRI
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

SAT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.

MON NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



PZZ935-241630-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

TONIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.

THU AND THU NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT THU NIGHT.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SAT THROUGH SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

MON AND MON NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 



PZZ840-241630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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

SUN THROUGH MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



PZZ940-241630-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.

THU
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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



PZZ945-241630-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
856 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

TONIGHT AND THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

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

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



.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.