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FZPN26 KWBC 240401  
OFFPZ6  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 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.  
 
PZZ899-241630-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
 
A WEAK LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL  
REMAIN ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT, THEN DISSIPATE SAT AS  
A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS E INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS. A WEAK  
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS SAT, THEN  
DISSIPATE SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S THROUGH THE  
WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING MON. A TROUGH WILL  
RE-FORM ALONG THE COAST MON, STRENGTHEN MON NIGHT, PERSIST  
THROUGH TUE NIGHT, THEN DISSIPATE WED. A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL  
BUILD E OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT. A THIRD COLD  
FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTHERN WATERS WED NIGHT.  
 

 
 
PZZ820-241630-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.   
SUN
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
BECOMING 9 TO 16 FT.   
MON
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.   
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.   
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 16 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING SW  
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ920-241630-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO  
11 FT.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18  
FT.   
MON
 
WINDS VEERING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 19 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.   
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.   
WED
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
BECOMING 9 TO 16 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15  
FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ825-241630-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO  
10 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.   
MON
 
WINDS INCREASING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10  
TO 17 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 20 FT.   
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO  
12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ925-241630-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SUN
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO  
10 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11  
FT.   
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 17 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING  
11 TO 16 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
WINDS BACKING TO W 10 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING W TO SW  
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ830-241630-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9  
FT.   
SUN
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10  
FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8  
TO 14 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12  
TO 20 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ930-241630-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14  
FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14  
FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9  
TO 11 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
11 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ835-241630-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND  
150 NM OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.   
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 12 TO 20 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
BECOMING 15 TO 20 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 17  
FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ935-241630-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM  
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
..GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT AND SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT, BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 19 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16  
FT.   
WED
 
N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12  
FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11  
FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ840-241630-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM  
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
11 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.   
TUE
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.   
WED
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ940-241630-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
SAT NIGHT AND SUN
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17  
FT.   
TUE
 
N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17  
FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11  
FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ945-241630-  
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE  
WEST TO 120W-  
801 PM PST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10  
FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10  
FT.   
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO  
11 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10  
FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
TUE
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.   
WED
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
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