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FZPN23 KWNM 221723
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
923 AM PST Thu Feb 22 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 low pressure trough will remain along the coast and
strengthen today, persist tonight, then weaken Fri. The weak
trough will remain along the California coast Fri night, then
diminish Sat as high pressure ridge builds E into the central
waters. A weak cold front will move S into the northern waters
Sat, then dissipate Sat night. Another cold front will move S
through the waters Sun and Sun night before dissipating Mon. A
trough will re-form along the coast Mon and strengthen Mon night.


Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. Chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. Slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.



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