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FZPN23 KWNM 231642
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
942 AM PDT THU MAR 23 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL SHIFT TO THE S
PORTION TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE S OF THE AREA FRI AND
FRI NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS
TODAY...THEN INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT AND FRI. THE COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SRN ZONES FRI NIGHT AND SAT...THEN PASS
S OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER
THE WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...THEN SHIFT S
AND DISSIPATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS SUN...MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS LATER
SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN CLEAR S OF THE SRN WATERS MON. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST LATE MON...THEN
INTENSIFY AND EXPAND N MON NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.


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