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FZPN23 KWNM 211709
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
909 AM PST TUE FEB 21 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...WEAKENING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE AREA TODAY AND
TONIGHT...AND WILL DISSIPATE W OF THE AREA WED. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...AND MOVE SE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES
CENTER WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FRI NIGHT...AND WILL INTENSIFY AS
IT MERGES WITH A SECOND LOW JUST W OF THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

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

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.


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