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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
955 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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 WILL APPROACH THE NW PORTION TONIGHT AND
MOVE INTO THE WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...PASS OVER THE CENTRAL
PORTION THU AND THEN DISSIPATE BY EARLY THU NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE SRN WATERS FROM THE SW TONIGHT AND WED...THEN
BECOME WEAKER LATER WED INTO THU...AND SHIFT S OF THE WATERS BY
FRI. A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST WILL REMAIN
TONIGHT INTO WED...AND THEN WEAKEN WED AND WED NIGHT. LOW PRES
WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR NW WATERS FRI AND LIFT N OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT AND SAT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW OVER THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST TO
THE W OF THE AREA THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP
ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SRN COASTS SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.



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