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FZPN23 KWNM 202244
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
244 PM PST FRI JAN 20 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 S OF THE AREA TONIGHT.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND SAT.
ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT
THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA MON. A LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST MON NIGHT WHILE A
RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE W. A THIRD RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE
WATERS TUE INTO WED NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 25 TO 35 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...FOG AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 24 TO 33 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 24 TO 33 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 24 TO 34 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...FOG AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. SHOWERS AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 32 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.



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