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FZPN23 KWNM 221046
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
246 AM PST MON DEC 22 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS
WILL PERSIST THROUGH MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A
LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SRN COAST WILL SLOWLY
EXPAND N TODAY THROUGH TUE...THEN WEAKEN TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SE THROUGH THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS AS WEAK LOW PRES
DEVELOPS NE ALONG THE FRONT WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE THROUGH
THE SRN WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE N
PORTION WED INTO THU NIGHT...THEN MERGE WITH A STRONGER HIGH NW
OF THE AREA FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL PASS N OF
THE AREA FRI NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



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