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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN26 KWBC

FZPN26 KWBC 210346
OFFPZ6

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

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.

PZZ899-211645-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
Weakening low pressure W of the
waters will drift S tonight, and then will dissipate Fri. Another
weak low will develop off Point Conception Fri, and move slowly N
and NE across the southern waters later Fri into Sat. A high
pressure ridge will build NW of the area Fri and Fri night, and
weaken Sat. A low pressure trough will develop along the coast
Fri night and persist through Mon night. High pressure will build
towards the region Sun and Sun night, and persist just NW of the
area through Tue before weakening Tue night as a cold front moves
into the N waters.



PZZ820-211645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

SUN
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 12 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

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

TUE
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

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



PZZ920-211645-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

SAT
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

SUN
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

MON
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.

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

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



PZZ825-211645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

SAT
N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to
10 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

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

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.



PZZ925-211645-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Chance of rain.

FRI
N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 9 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

SAT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

SUN
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 9 ft.

MON
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

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

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

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



PZZ830-211645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

SAT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.



PZZ930-211645-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain.

FRI
N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

SAT
N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

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

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

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

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



PZZ835-211645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

FRI
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.

SAT
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

MON
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

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



PZZ935-211645-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 4 to
8 ft.

FRI
N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

SAT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

SUN
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

TUE
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.



PZZ840-211645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

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

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

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

TUE
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.



PZZ940-211645-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

FRI
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

SUN
N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

MON
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

TUE
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

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



PZZ945-211645-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
746 PM PST Thu Feb 20 2020

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

FRI
W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

MON
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

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

TUE
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

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



.Forecaster Shaw. Ocean Prediction Center.