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FZPN23 KWNM 101653
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
853 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

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...WEAK HIGH PRES OVER THE CENTRAL PORTION WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THU NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS
TODAY AND DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE THU...AND DISSIPATE THU NIGHT.
YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS AND
DISSIPATE FRI. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH SAT
NIGHT AS A LOW PRES TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SRN
CALIFORNIA COAST. THE HIGH PRES AND COASTAL TROUGH WILL PERSIST
AND SLOWLY WEAKEN SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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