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FZPN23 KWNM 181745
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
945 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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 over the southern
waters today, then pass SE oif the waters tonight and dissipate
Fri. A low pressure trough will move slowly E across the northern
waters tonight and Fri. A high pressure ridge will build E over
the region Fri into Sat, and persist over the S portion Sat night
into early Mon. A strong cold front will move SE over the
northern waters Sun, then stall and weaken over the north-
central waters Sun night and early Mon. High pressure will
rebuild over the entire area Mon and Mon night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 24 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.



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