Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
245 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

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245 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS...Near gale to gale
force northerly winds continue this morning across the waters as
a strong high pressure builds into the region. These will
slowly diminish late this afternoon and tonight. Northwest
swells will continue to impact the waters in addition to large,
steep wind waves for the weekend.

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Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
245 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt with local gusts to around 40 kt.
Waves N 9 ft at 9 seconds...and W 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to around 35
kt this evening. Waves NW 8 ft at 9 seconds...and W 4 ft at 13
seconds.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 6 seconds...
and NW 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 5 seconds...and W
7 ft at 16 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves SW 2 ft at 4 seconds...and NW
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 5 seconds...and NW
8 ft at 13 seconds.

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Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
245 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Waves
N 11 ft at 9 seconds...and W 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Gusts to 35 KT. Waves N 10 ft
at 9 seconds... and W 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves N 8 ft at 7 seconds...and W
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves N 7 ft at 7 seconds...
and NW 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves N 5 ft at 6 seconds...and NW
8 ft at 16 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves SW 5 ft at 5 seconds...and
NW 9 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
9 ft at 13 seconds.

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
245 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to around 40 kt.
Waves NW 11 ft at 10 seconds...and NW 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to around 35 kt.
Waves NW 9 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves NW
7 ft at 8 seconds...and NW 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 8 seconds...
and NW 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 6 seconds...and NW
7 ft at 13 seconds.

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
245 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Waves
N 14 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt.
Waves N 13 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves N 11 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves N 8 ft at 8 seconds...
and NW 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves N 7 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 2 ft at 4 seconds...and NW
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
7 ft at 13 seconds.

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