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FZPN23 KWNM 240423
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
823 PM 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 and S waters
will weaken tonight through Wed. A cold front over the far NW
waters will move SE across the northern areas tonight, then
continue across the central and S 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 NW waters from the NW Sat night
and Sun, then move into the far NW part Sun night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Rain.
.WED...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 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...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 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. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.



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