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FZPN23 KWNM 181045
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
245 AM PST WED JAN 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 PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY AND TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE
WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN MOVE S OF THE AREA 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 STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA FROM W TO E SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 26 TO 35 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 23 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 29 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 25 TO 35 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 22 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.



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