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FZPN23 KWNM 190437
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
837 PM PST Thu Jan 18 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 weak cold front just moving SE into the southern
waters will move further SE tonight, and then dissipate Fri. A
low pressure trough will move slowly E across the far northern
waters tonight and Fri. A high pressure ridge will build E over
the region Fri into Sat night, and persist over the S portion Sun
into early Mon. A strong cold front will move SE over the
northern waters Sun, then stall and weaken over the north-central
waters Sun night and early Mon. High pressure will rebuild over
the entire area Mon, and then persist over the central and
southern waters Mon night into Tue night, as another cold front
moves over the northern waters Tue and Tue night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft. Chance of
showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Chance of
showers.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Slight
chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft. Slight
chance of showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Chance of showers
and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.



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