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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
314 PM PDT MON MAY 2 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 FROM THE NW PORTION TO
THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...AND THEN STALL TUE. LOW PRES ALONG
THE FRONT WILL REMAIN W OF THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE.
THE LOW AND FRONT WILL MOVE SE TOWARD THE SRN PORTION TUE
NIGHT...WITH THE FRONT CROSSING THE SRN WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT
AS THE LOW DISSIPATES. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TO THE W AND NW OF
THE REGION TUE NIGHT INTO FRI...AS A LOW PRES TROUGH DEVELOPS
ALONG THE COAST. THE HIGH WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT
NIGHT AS THE LOW PRES TROUGH PERSISTS.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 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 25 TO 35 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



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