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FZPN23 KWNM 221146
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
446 AM PDT WED OCT 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 COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW PORTION EARLY TODAY
AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT...PASS OVER THE
CENTRAL PORTION THU AND THEN DISSIPATE BY EARLY THU NIGHT. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FROM THE SW TONIGHT AND
WED...THEN BECOME WEAKER LATER WED INTO THU...AND REMAIN ACROSS
THE SRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. 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...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.



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