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FZPN23 KWNM 191742
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1042 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 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...

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently experiencing degradation in
image quality of all HFFAX products. Troubleshooting of the
problem is taking place.

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue over the central and
southern California waters today. A cold front will move SE over
the northern and central waters today and tonight weakening the
ridge. The front will continue to move SE over the southern area
Fri. High pressure will rebuild E into the central waters tonight
and Fri behind the cold front. The ridge will persist across the
central region Fri night through Sat night, then slowly shift N
Sun through Mon night. A low pressure trough along the southern
California coast will weaken today. The trough will reform along
the S and central California coast Fri, then gradually expand N
along the coast Fri night into Mon night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 23 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.



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