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FZPN23 KWNM 231041
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
241 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

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 high pressure ridge across the central waters will
move SE and weaken today through Wed. A cold front approaching
from the NW will move SE across the northern waters today and
tonight, then continue across the central and southern waters Wed
through Thu. High pressure will approach from the W on Thu night,
then expand across the central waters and persist Fri through Sat
night. A low pressure trough will strengthen along the southern
California coast Fri and Fri night, then weaken Sat and Sat
night. A cold front will slowly approach the N waters from the NW
on Sat night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Rain.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. Chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.



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