Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
252 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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252 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS...An offshore ridge
will maintain light to moderate northerly winds through
tomorrow. Winds will become southerly tomorrow afternoon and
increase ahead of a cold front. This system will generate
steep wind waves on Thursday as well as a large NW swell that
will build later on Thursday and persist through Fri.

$$

PZZ450-180415-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
252 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 12 seconds.
Patchy drizzle.
.WED...W winds up to 5 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy
drizzle.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 4 ft at 6 seconds...and NW
9 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 18 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 18 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves W 12 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 13 seconds.

$$

PZZ470-180415-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
252 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds...and
NW 7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy drizzle.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy
drizzle.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds...and NW 6 ft at 12 seconds. Slight
chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves SW 6 ft at 9 seconds...and NW
12 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 20 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 19 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves N 4 ft at 7 seconds...and W
13 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds...and W
11 ft at 13 seconds.

$$

PZZ455-180415-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
252 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 2 ft at 5 seconds...and
NW 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy drizzle.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy
drizzle.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 16 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves NW 18 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 11 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 10 ft at 13 seconds.

$$

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
252 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N 4 ft at 7 seconds...and
NW 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy drizzle.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 6 seconds...and NW
6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy drizzle.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds...
and NW 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 4 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
9 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 20 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 19 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 13 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 14 seconds.

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