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Offshore Waters Forecast (California)

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FZPN26 KWBC 181018
OFFPZ6

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 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.

PZZ899-182215-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A high pressure ridge will
persist over the northern and central waters through tonight. 
Meanwhile, a low pressure trough along the California coast will 
persist through tonight, then strengthen Fri and Fri night as 
high pressure builds east toward the NW portion into Sat. The 
surface ridge will begin gradually retreating SW of the central 
waters late Sat night, then persist to the W of the waters 
through Mon night.

$$

PZZ820-182215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ920-182215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 7 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
4 to 6 ft. 

$$

PZZ825-182215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to
9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ925-182215-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ830-182215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ930-182215-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
7 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 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ835-182215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 NM and
150 NM offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ935-182215-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 150 NM
and 250 NM offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ840-182215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA between 60 NM
and 150 NM offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ940-182215-
Santa Cruz Island, CA to 120W between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ945-182215-
San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W-
318 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.