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FZPN23 KWNM 172255
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
255 PM PST Wed Jan 17 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 cold front will move SE over the central waters and
weaken tonight and Thu, reach the southern waters Thu night then
dissipate Fri. A low pressure trough will move slowly E across
the northern waters Thu night and Fri. A high pres ridge will
build E over the region Fri into Sat, and persist over the S
portion Sat night into early Mon. Another strong cold front will
move SE over the northern waters Sun, then stall and weaken over
the north- central waters Sun night and early Mon. High pressure
will rebuild over the entire area Mon and Mon night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 20 to 30 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 19 to 28 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 16 to 23 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.



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