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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN22 KWNM

FZPN22 KWNM 022218
OFFN07

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
218 PM PST Sat Mar 2 2024

Conditions given represent the highest within that period.

Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastal waters forecasts

SYNOPSIS
A weakening cold front moving SE across the S waters will pass S of the waters and dissipate by this evening. Otherwise high pressure will gradually build across the N and central areas tonight and then across the central and S areas later Sun through Mon. A frontal system will approach the N waters Mon, move S into the N waters Mon night and Tue, then the central waters Tue and Tue night. Low pressure will develop to the W of the outer N and central waters along the front Tue with another low pressure developing across the N and central waters later Tue and Tue night while moving SE towards the central and S California coast later Tue night through Wed, then moving inland Wed night. High pressure builds in across the N and central waters from the W Wed and Wed night. A trough will develop along the N and Central California coast Wed then across the central and S coasts later Wed night through Thu night as the high pressure area builds in from the W.

Point Piedras Blancas to Point Conception

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft. Chance of rain.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

TUE
S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

TUE NIGHT
S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

WED
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.

THU
N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

Point Conception to the Mexican border

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.

SUN
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

TUE
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

WED
W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.