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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN26 KWBC

FZPN26 KWBC 200943
OFFPZ6

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

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.

PZZ899-202145-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A low pressure trough near the
coast will strengthen today through Fri night, will weaken and
move offshore Sat through Mon night, then will dissipate Tue. A
high pressure ridge will persist NW of the area through Sat
night, then slowly weaken Sun and Sun night. Another ridge will
build W of the southern waters Sun night and persist through Tue
night, as a low pressure trough develops off the southern
California coast.



PZZ820-202145-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

GALE WARNING


TODAY
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

SAT
N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14
ft.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12 ft.

SUN
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.

MON
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT and TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.



PZZ920-202145-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY through SAT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

SUN
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

MON
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.



PZZ825-202145-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

SAT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

SUN
N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding to 6 to
9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT and TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.



PZZ925-202145-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.

SAT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.

SUN NIGHT
N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.

MON
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.

TUE
N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6
to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.



PZZ830-202145-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

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

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

SAT
N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

SAT NIGHT
Variable winds diminishing to less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.

SUN
Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 6 to 7
ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.



PZZ930-202145-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

SAT
N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

SUN
Winds becoming variable 5 to 15 kt, then diminishing to less
than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
Variable winds diminishing to less than 5 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft.

MON
W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.



PZZ835-202145-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable early, then
diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

TONIGHT
S winds diminishing to less than 5 kt, then becoming
variable. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

SAT
S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
6 to 7 ft.

SUN
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.



PZZ935-202145-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 nm
and 250 nm offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

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

SAT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

SUN
Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6
to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.



PZZ840-202145-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 nm
and 150 nm offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
W to SW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

TONIGHT
W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

SAT
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 7
ft.

SAT NIGHT and SUN
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 5 to
7 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.



PZZ940-202145-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

TONIGHT
S to SW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

SAT
W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

SUN
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 5 to 7
ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.

MON NIGHT and TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.



PZZ945-202145-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 nm offshore
west to 120W-
243 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT
W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft.



.Forecaster Holley. Ocean Prediction Center.