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FZPN23 KWNM 281652
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
952 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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 JUST W OF THE WATERS WILL WEAKEN
LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST
PERSISTS. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT AND
PASS THROUGH THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT BEFORE
DISSIPATING EARLY SAT. THE RIDGE WILL REBUILD JUST NW OF THE
WATERS LATE FRI...AS THE COASTAL LOW PRES TROUGH STRENGTHENS.
BOTH THE RIDGE AND THE TROUGH WILL PERSIST INTO SUN...THEN WEAKEN
LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A DISSIPATING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NRN WATERS MON...WITH HIGH PRES REBUILDING TOWARDS THE REGION
MON NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY THROUGH FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.



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