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FZPN23 KWNM 282154
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
254 PM PDT FRI APR 28 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 ALONG THE COAST WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN
TONIGHT AND SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE NW
WATERS TONIGHT AND SAT...THEN WEAKEN SAT NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL DISSIPATE AS IT ENTERS THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN.
HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD TOWARDS THE AREA SUN THROUGH MON
NIGHT..PERSIST THROUGH TUE NIGHT....THEN SLOWLY WEAKEN WED AND
WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL INTENSIFY ALONG THE NRN AND
CENTRAL COASTS SUN...PERSIST THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN DRIFT
OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN WED AND WED NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17
FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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