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FZPN23 KWNM 222236
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
336 PM PDT WED MAR 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...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT...SHIFT
TO THE S PORTION THU AND THU NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE S OF THE AREA
FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN
WATERS THU...THEN INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI. THE
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SRN ZONES FRI NIGHT AND SAT...THEN
PASS S OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...THEN
SHIFT S AND DISSIPATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. ANOTHER STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS SUN...MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS LATER SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN CLEAR S OF THE SRN WATERS
MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT. A
LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST LATE
MON...THEN INTENSIFY AND EXPAND N MON NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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