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FZPN23 KWNM 220957
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
157 AM PST WED FEB 22 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...A WEAKENING LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH THE CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE
TOWARDS THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS
THE OUTER CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI INTO SAT. A WEAKENING LOW
WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT. A STRONGER LOW WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W SAT AND SAT NIGHT...TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN...THEN MOVE INLAND SUN NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.



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