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FZPN23 KWNM 181733
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
933 AM PST Sat Nov 18 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 pressure ridge over the NW portion will build
south over the central waters today and tonight. A cold front
will approach the waters from NW Sun as the ridge shifts to the
SE portion. The ridge axis will persist across the central waters
Sun night through Wed night. A cold front will move SE into the
northern waters Sun night and Mon before lifting N across the
area Mon night as a warm front.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.



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