542  
FZPN26 KWBC 230927  
OFFPZ6  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 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.  
 
PZZ899-232300-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS
 
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL BE  
ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST TODAY THROUGH FRI. A HIGH PRESSURE  
RIDGE OVER THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WATERS WILL WEAKEN BRIEFLY  
TODAY AS A WEAKENING COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND THEN ENTERS THE  
NORTHERN WATERS THIS MORNING BEFORE DISSIPATING THIS AFTERNOON.  
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD OVER THE WATERS FROM THE W TONIGHT,  
THEN PERSIST INTO SAT NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE N  
WATERS LATE SAT AND MOVE INTO THE N WATERS SAT NIGHT.  
 

 
 
PZZ820-232300-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5  
TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
TONIGHT
 
WINDS SHIFTING TO N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
WED
 
N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS  
7 TO 9 FT.   
THU
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.   
FRI
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 9  
FT.   
SAT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 8  
FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ920-232300-  
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7  
TO 9 FT.   
WED
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9  
FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 13 FT.   
THU
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9  
TO 11 FT.   
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS  
7 TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9  
FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ825-232300-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT, BECOMING S TO SW EARLY, THEN  
BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT, THEN BECOMING 5  
TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7  
TO 9 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8  
TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ925-232300-  
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 8 FT.   
WED
 
N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO  
9 FT.   
THU
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7  
TO 10 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
FRI
 
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 TO 9  
FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT, BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 8  
FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
6 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ830-232300-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
THU NIGHT AND FRI
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ930-232300-  
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9  
FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO  
8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ835-232300-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM AND  
150 NM OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
WED
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 9 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9  
FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO  
8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ935-232300-  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 150 NM  
AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8  
FT.   
THU AND THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT, BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7  
TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ840-232300-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM  
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
WED AND WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
THU AND THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
SAT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5  
TO 8 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ940-232300-  
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO 120W BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
WED
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.   
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8  
FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7  
TO 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ945-232300-  
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA TO GUADALUPE ISLAND FROM 60 NM OFFSHORE  
WEST TO 120W-  
227 AM PDT TUE OCT 23 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7  
FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.   
SAT
 
NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT, BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7  
FT.  
 

 
 
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