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FZPN23 KWNM 161734
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
934 AM PST MON JAN 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 LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST ALONG THE SRN COAST
TODAY INTO TUE NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS THE
REGION TODAY THROUGH WED WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING...AND WILL SHIFT
S OF THE AREA WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE
QUICKLY E OVER THE AREA THU...BEFORE YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES
SE THROUGH THE REGION THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 19 TO 28 FT.



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