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FZPN23 KWNM 181827
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1027 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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 PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE FAR SRN WATERS WILL
PERSIST TODAY THROUGH FRI NIGHT...SHIFT N TO THE CENTRAL WATERS
SAT THROUGH SUN...THEN DRIFT OVER THE NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH
MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN
EXPAND N ALONG THE COAST SUN INTO MON NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.


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