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FZPN23 KWNM 162218
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
218 PM PST Sat Dec 16 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 cold front moving SE over the southern waters will
pass S of the area tonight. A low pressure trough along the coast
will weaken early tonight into Sun and dissipate on Mon. Strong
high pressure to the W and NW of the waters will become weaker
tonight, then persist along or just W of the area through Mon
night and weaken further Tue. A strong cold front will move into
the northern waters Tue, move over the central waters Tue night
and Wed, then move over the southern waters Wed night and
dissipate. A coastal trough will redevelop Wed night and remain
through Thu night. Strong high pres will build in from the W and
NW Wed and Wed night, then weaken while remaining along or W of
the waters Thu and Thu night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.



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