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FZPN23 KWNM 221023
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
223 AM PST SUN JAN 22 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE WATERS
TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA EARLY MON. A STRONG
LOW WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON THROUGH TUE
NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE
CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TUE INTO WED NIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH
THU NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.



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