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FZPN23 KWNM 192219
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
219 PM PST THU JAN 19 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE WATERS
TONIGHT AND FRI...THEN MOVE S OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION FRI NIGHT AND SAT. ANOTHER
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA FROM W TO E SAT NIGHT
THROUGH SUN NIGHT...AND MOVE S OF THE AREA MON. A TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST MON NIGHT WHILE A HIGH BUILDS
IN FROM THE W. THE HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST OVER THE WATERS TUE AND
TUE NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 26 TO 36 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 35 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 32 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.



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