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FZPN23 KWNM 171039
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
239 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY THROUGH WED WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING...AND WILL SHIFT S OF
THE AREA WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE
NRN AND INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS WED...THEN MOVE INTO THE SRN
WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
INTO THE WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI...THEN MOVE S OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION FRI NIGHT
AND SAT. YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN
PORTION SAT NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 24 TO 33 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 27 TO 37 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 24 TO 33 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 23 TO 32 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 21 TO 36 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.



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