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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
323 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 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...A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW PORTION TONIGHT AND
MOVE INTO THE WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...AND MOVE OVER CENTRAL
AREAS THU AND DISSIPATE BY EARLY THU NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FROM THE SW TONIGHT AND WED...THEN
BECOME WEAKER LATER WED INTO THU...AND REMAIN ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE SRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL REMAIN TONIGHT INTO WED...AND THEN WEAKEN
WED AND WED NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS FRI AND
LIFT N OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AND SAT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE W AND NW OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE SAT AND
SAT NIGHT...PERSIST TO THE W OF THE AREA THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A
COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SRN COASTS SUN
AND SUN NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N EARLY. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.



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