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FZPN23 KWNM 222226
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
326 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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 COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS TONIGHT AND CROSS INTO THE CENTRAL AREAS THU. HIGH
PRES ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL BECOME WEAKER TONIGHT THROUGH
THU NIGHT...AND SETTLE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A
LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST WILL BECOME WEAKER
TONIGHT AND THU...THEN DISSIPATE THU NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR NW WATERS FRI AND LIFT N OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT AND SAT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW OVER THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST TO
THE W OF THE AREA THROUGH SUN NIGHT...AND BECOME WEAKER MON AND
MON NIGHT. A COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CENTRAL AND
SRN COASTS LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN THROUGH MON
NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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