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FZPN23 KWNM 200558
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
958 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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...Distant high pressure will build E tonight through
Sat night, become stationary near the S waters Sun through Mon,
then drift SW and weaken Mon night through Wed night. A strong
cold front will move SE over the northern waters later Sat night
and Sun, then stall and weaken over the central waters Sun night
into Mon. Another cold front approaching from the NW Mon night
will move over the northern waters Tue and Tue night. The front
will then move over the central and southern waters while
weakening Wed and Wed night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.


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