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FZPN26 KWBC 261003  
OFFPZ6  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
 
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.  
 
PZZ899-262115-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
 
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE W OF THE  
AREA WILL WEAKEN AND DRIFT SW OF THE REGION TODAY AHEAD OF A  
COLD FRONT. THE STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS  
THIS MORNING, REACHING THE CENTRAL WATERS BY TONIGHT AND THEN  
MOVING INTO THE S WATERS WED. THE FRONT WILL THEN CONTINUE MOVING  
SE ACROSS THE S WATERS WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT BEFORE  
PASSING S OF THE AREA FRI. A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE  
SE INTO THE N WATERS WED, THEN LINGER OVER THE N AND CENTRAL  
AREAS WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING INTO THU, BEFORE MOVING INLAND THU  
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS  
FRI, THEN INTO THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS FRI NIGHT. ON SAT AND  
SAT NIGHT ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE N AND CENTRAL  
WATERS.  
 

 
 
PZZ820-262115-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.  
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. RAIN.   
TONIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO  
25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
FRI
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 9 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT.  
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.    
SAT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 13 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ920-262115-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO  
35 KT, THEN, BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
TONIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
14 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.    
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
FRI
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 9 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.    
SAT
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ825-262115-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT,  
THEN, BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.  
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. RAIN.   
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
14 TO 20 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
10 TO 13 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 10 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ925-262115-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT, THEN,  
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.  
SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. RAIN.   
WED
 
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
16 TO 22 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
THU
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO  
11 FT.    
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 11 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ830-262115-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 13 TO  
17 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
13 TO 18 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
THU
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 14 TO  
17 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 11 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO  
9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING S. SEAS  
7 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ930-262115-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT.  
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 15 TO  
20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS.    
THU
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 14 TO  
17 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN  
10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ835-262115-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND  
150 NM OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TONIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.  
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.    
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT, BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. RAIN.   
THU
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 15 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.    
SAT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE.  
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ935-262115-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM  
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.    
WED
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. RAIN.   
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
8 TO 10 FT.    
SAT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
7 TO 8 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS  
7 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ840-262115-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM  
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO  
13 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.    
FRI
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 11 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ940-262115-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
14 TO 19 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.    
WED
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.    
THU
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.    
FRI
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ945-262115-  
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE  
WEST TO 120W-  
203 AM PST TUE JAN 26 2021  
   
TODAY
 
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT, BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 10 TO  
14 FT.    
WED
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
7 TO 11 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.    
THU
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 9 TO  
14 FT.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO  
13 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO  
20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.    
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.  
 

 
 
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