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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN26 KWBC

FZPN26 KWBC 152219 CCA
OFFPZ6

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

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.

PZZ899-161015-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A weakening cold front over the
northern waters will move SE over the central waters tonight
into Mon and dissipate later Mon. High pressure will build in
from the W Mon and Mon night. Another cold front will approach
the N waters Tue and move into the N portion Tue night into Wed,
as the high pressure ridge weakens across the central and
southern waters. The front will move over the central waters Wed
into Wed night and dissipate early Thu. High pressure will
rebuild toward the central and N portions behind the front later
Wed through Thu night, then extend a ridge N of the waters Fri
and Fri night. A low pressure trough will develop along the
coast Thu and Thu night and continue through Fri night.



PZZ820-161015-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW early, then,
becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

TUE
W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

FRI
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

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



PZZ920-161015-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft. Chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 10 ft.

TUE
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

TUE NIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
12 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

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

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

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



PZZ825-161015-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW early,
then, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

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

THU
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

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

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



PZZ925-161015-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW early,
then, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

TUE
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

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

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

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

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

FRI
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

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



PZZ830-161015-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

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

MON
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Chance of
rain.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to
8 ft.

WED NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to
20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.

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

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



PZZ930-161015-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.

MON
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

TUE NIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

WED
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 9 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

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

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

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



PZZ835-161015-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW early, then,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft.

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

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

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

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

THU
N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.



PZZ935-161015-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt early, then,
becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

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

TUE NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

WED
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

FRI
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.



PZZ840-161015-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of
fog with vsby 1 nm or less early in the evening.

MON
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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

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

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

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.



PZZ940-161015-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

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

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

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

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

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

FRI NIGHT
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft.



PZZ945-161015-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
317 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

TONIGHT
N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas
of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.

MON
N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

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

TUE
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

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

WED
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

THU
N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.



.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.