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FZPN26 KWBC 232139  
OFFPZ6  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
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.  
 
PZZ899-241115-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
 
HIGH PRES WILL REMAIN  
STATIONARY OVER THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE S OF  
THE AREA FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN  
WATERS WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL PORTION LATER TONIGHT AND  
FRI...THEN INTO THE SRN ZONES FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL CLEAR S  
OF THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD  
OVER THE WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...THEN  
SHIFT S AND DISSIPATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. ANOTHER STRONG COLD  
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS SUN...MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL  
WATERS LATER SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN CLEAR S OF THE SRN WATERS  
MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE AREA MON THROUGH TUE  
NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA  
COAST LATE MON...THEN INTENSIFY AND EXPAND N THROUGH TUE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
PZZ820-241115-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.   
FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
 
THEN BECOMING W. SEAS 9  
TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11  
FT.   
SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
10 FT.   
SUN
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
MON
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.   
TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 13 FT.   
TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
10 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ920-241115-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
 
BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO  
13 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.   
FRI
 
W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11  
FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.   
SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8  
TO 10 FT.   
SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
10 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.   
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ825-241115-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN WITH  
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.   
FRI
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10  
FT.   
SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9  
TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
10 FT.   
SUN
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12  
FT.   
MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.   
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ925-241115-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
 
BECOMING SW. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN  
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.   
FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
 
THEN BECOMING 10 TO 15  
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 9 TO 11  
FT.   
SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.   
SUN
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.   
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.   
TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ830-241115-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF  
RAIN.   
FRI
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.   
SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 9 FT.   
SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10  
FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13  
FT.   
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ930-241115-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING  
8 TO 10 FT.   
SAT
 
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO  
9 FT.   
SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
 
THEN BECOMING SW 10  
TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
WINDS VEERING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ835-241115-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND  
150 NM OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT  
EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.   
FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6  
TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9  
FT.   
SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT
 
BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13  
TO 16 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ935-241115-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM  
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
FRI
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.   
FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
SUN
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8  
FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ840-241115-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM  
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
 
THEN BECOMING W TO NW 5  
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.   
FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.   
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ940-241115-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
FRI
 
WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15  
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ945-241115-  
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE  
WEST TO 120W-  
239 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.   
TUE
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.  
 

 
 
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