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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN26 KWBC

FZPN26 KWBC 121513
OFFPZ6

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 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.

PZZ899-130415-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
A weak cold front will
dissipate across the N waters today. High pressure will persist
to the W of the N and central waters through tonight. A low
pressure trough near the N and central California coast will
persist into tonight, intensify Mon into Thu, then begin to
weaken Thu night. A area of high pressure will slowly build E
toward the N and central waters Mon and Tue, then stall to the W
and NW of the area through Thu night.



PZZ820-130415-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE


TODAY
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

MON
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

MON NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

TUE
N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

WED
N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

THU
N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.



PZZ920-130415-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED


TODAY
NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

TUE
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

WED
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

THU
N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.



PZZ825-130415-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU


TODAY
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

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

MON
N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.

TUE
N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

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

WED
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

THU
N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.



PZZ925-130415-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT


TODAY
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

MON
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

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

TUE
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

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

WED
N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
11 to 15 ft.

THU
N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 16 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.



PZZ830-130415-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

TODAY
N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

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

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

WED
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

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

THU
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.



PZZ930-130415-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

TODAY
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

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

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

TUE NIGHT
N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.



PZZ835-130415-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

TODAY
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

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

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

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

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

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.



PZZ935-130415-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

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

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

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

THU
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.



PZZ840-130415-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

TODAY
N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

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

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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

WED
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

WED NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
4 to 8 ft.



PZZ940-130415-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

THU NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to
10 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.



PZZ945-130415-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
813 AM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.

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

THU
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

THU NIGHT
W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.



.Forecaster Futterman. Ocean Prediction Center.