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FZPN23 KWNM 180447
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
847 PM PST TUE JAN 17 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS THE REGION
TONIGHT AND WED WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING...AND WILL SHIFT S OF THE
AREA WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN
AND INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS WED...THEN MOVE INTO THE SRN WATERS
WED NIGHT AND THU. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO
THE WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI...THEN MOVE S OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION FRI NIGHT AND SAT.
YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN PORTION SAT
NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS AS IT WEAKENS SUN
AND SUN NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 25 TO 34 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 27 TO 37 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 23 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 36 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 22 TO 31 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.



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