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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
319 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY. LOW PRES ALONG THE FRONT WILL REMAIN W OF THE
CENTRAL WATERS TODAY. THE LOW PRES AND FRONT WILL MOVE SE TOWARD
THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN CROSS INTO THE SRN WATERS WED INTO
WED NIGHT AS THE LOW PRES DISSIPATES. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TO THE
W AND NW OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO FRI...AS A LOW PRES TROUGH
DEVELOPS ALONG THE COAST. THE HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT AS ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM
THE W AND NW.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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