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FZPN23 KWNM 291003
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
303 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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 WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE FAR NW PORTION WILL PUSH
SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT...THEN
DISSIPATE SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD JUST NW OF THE WATERS
LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN PERSIST SAT AND SAT NIGHT WHILE A
LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST STRENGTHENS. THE RIDGE AND TROUGH
WILL THEN BOTH WEAKEN SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN DRIFT
SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES
RIDGE BUILDS NW OF THE AREA.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



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