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FZPN23 KWNM 170937
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
137 AM PST Sun Dec 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 low pressure trough along the coast will weaken
today into tonight and dissipate on Mon. High pressure to the W
and NW of the waters will persist through Mon night while slowly
weakening. The high will then shift into the southern waters by
Tue and dissipate by Tue night. A strong cold front will move
into the northern waters Tue, move over the central waters Tue
night and Wed, then move over the southern waters Wed night and
dissipate. A coastal trough will redevelop Wed night and remain
through Thu night. Strong high pres will build in from the W and
NW Wed and Wed night, then weaken while remaining along or just W
of the waters Thu and Thu night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.



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