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NWS Forecast

FZPN26 KWBC 231544
OFFPZ6

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
844 AM PDT THU OCT 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.

PZZ899-240430-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AREAS TODAY. HIGH PRES ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
BECOME WEAKER TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN SETTLE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE SRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL BECOME WEAKER TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE
TONIGHT. DEVELOPING 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...AND BECOME WEAKER MON AND MON NIGHT. A COASTAL TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SRN COASTS LATE SUN AND SUN
NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN THROUGH MON NIGHT.



PZZ820-240430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.

TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...BUILDING TO
14 TO 20 FT LATE.

SAT
S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT BECOMING 15 TO 17 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 11 TO 13 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.

MON
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.



PZZ920-240430-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT
W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
13 TO 21 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

MON NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16
FT.



PZZ825-240430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST NW.

SAT
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 16 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 13 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.

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

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

MON NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



PZZ925-240430-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LATE. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
13 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21
FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF RAIN.

SAT
W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 18 FT.

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

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FT.

MON
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

MON NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.



PZZ830-240430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST NW.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NW.

SAT NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.

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

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

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



PZZ930-240430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT


TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

FRI
S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST NW.

FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST NW.

SAT
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 15 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 13 TO
16 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

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

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

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



PZZ835-240430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND
150 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

FRI
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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

SAT
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NW.

SAT NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.

MON
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.



PZZ935-240430-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

TONIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO 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
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST
NW.

SAT NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

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

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



PZZ840-240430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

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

FRI
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NW.

SUN
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

MON NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.



PZZ940-240430-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

FRI
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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

SAT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.



PZZ945-240430-
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE
WEST TO 120W-
844 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

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

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

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

SUN
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

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



.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.