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FZPN23 KWNM 031621
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
921 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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 STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS WILL MOVE SE
INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY. LOW PRES ALONG THE FRONT WILL
REMAIN W OF THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY. THE LOW PRES AND FRONT WILL
MOVE SE TOWARD THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN CROSS INTO THE SRN
WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT AS THE LOW PRES DISSIPATES. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD TO THE W AND NW OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO FRI...AS A
LOW PRES TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE COAST. THE HIGH PRES WILL
SLOWLY WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT AS ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH
PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W AND NW.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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