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FZPN23 KWNM 170457
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
857 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

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 LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST ALONG THE SRN COAST
TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS
THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH WED WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING...AND WILL
SHIFT S OF THE AREA WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL
MOVE QUICKLY E OVER THE AREA THU...BEFORE YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL SLOWLY MOVE SE THROUGH THE REGION THU NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 29 TO 39 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 28 TO 38 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 36 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 26 TO 36 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 20 TO 29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.



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