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FZPN23 KWNM 292138
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
238 PM PDT WED MAR 29 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 OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL WEAKEN
TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES SE ACROSS THE REGION. THE FRONT
WILL CONTINUE SE OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL REBUILD OVER THE NW
PORTION THU THROUGH FRI...BEFORE WEAKENING FRI NIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
NORTHERN WATERS SAT...THEN DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES SE INTO THE
CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST ALONG
THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING THU. THE
TROUGH WILL RESTRENGTHEN ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST THU NIGHT
THROUGH FRI NIGHT...BEFORE SLOWLY WEAKENING SAT AND SAT NIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN
DRIFT SW MON AND MON NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.



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