Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
305 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

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305 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS...Northerly winds will
slowly return today in the wake of a departing low. Stronger
northerly winds and higher seas will build on Thursday after
another cold front passes across the region. A NW swell will
decay through Thursday. A new NW swell will build into the area
late Thursday.

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Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
305 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 6 seconds...and W
4 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 7 seconds...
and W 5 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming N 25 to 30 kt. Waves NW
9 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of showers with small hail.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 10 seconds...
and W 5 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves N 6 ft at 8 seconds...and W
5 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 5 seconds...and W
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds...and NW
10 ft at 14 seconds.

$$

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Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
305 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 8 seconds...and
NW 5 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves N 7 ft at 7 seconds...
and NW 5 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves NW 10 ft at 9 seconds...and
NW 4 ft at 16 seconds. A chance of showers with small hail.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves N 10 ft at 10 seconds...
and W 5 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N 6 ft at 8 seconds...and W
6 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 6 seconds...and W
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 6 seconds...and NW
11 ft at 13 seconds.

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
305 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 8 seconds...and
NW 4 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves NW 7
ft at 7 seconds...and NW 4 ft at 14 seconds. A slight chance of
showers.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 10 seconds. A
chance of showers with small hail.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 10 seconds...
and W 5 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 9 seconds...and W
5 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 7 seconds...and W
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 6 seconds...and NW
8 ft at 14 seconds.

$$

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
305 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 8 seconds...and
NW 4 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves N 8 ft at 7 seconds...and
NW 4 ft at 14 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves NW 10 ft
at 10 seconds. A chance of showers with small hail.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves N 12 ft at 11 seconds...
and W 5 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves N 10 ft at 10 seconds...and
W 5 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
11 ft at 13 seconds.

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