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FZPN23 KWNM 161638
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
938 AM PDT WED APR 16 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...HIGH PRES W OF THE WATERS WILL PERSIST TODAY AS A LOW
PRES TROUGH NEAR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST STRENGTHENS. THE
HIGH PRES AREA WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO THU WHILE THE
LOW PRES TROUGH PERSISTS AND THEN WEAKENS THU NIGHT INTO FRI. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW PORTION FRI NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE
ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT BEFORE
DISSIPATING OVER THE SRN WATERS SUN. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE REGION FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.


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