Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
311 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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311 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS...Light to moderate
northerly winds will diminish today as an offshore ridge
weakens in response to an approaching cold front. This front
will move across the waters on Thu, resulting in brisk southerly
winds and steep wind waves by afternoon. A large swell NW swell
will impact the coastal waters Thu night through Fri.

$$

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Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
311 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds up to 5 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 11 seconds.
Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 11 seconds.
Slight chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves S 7 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
10 ft at 16 seconds. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves W 20 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 20 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves W 12 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 11 ft at 13 seconds.

$$

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Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
311 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 12 seconds.
Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds...and
NW 7 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt. A few gusts around 35 kt. Waves S
10 ft at 9 seconds...and NW 12 ft at 16 seconds. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves NW 22 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 20 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves N 4 ft at 7 seconds...and W
13 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds...and W
12 ft at 13 seconds.

$$

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
311 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 2 ft at 5 seconds...and
NW 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves NW 7 ft
at 16 seconds. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves NW 18 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 20 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 12 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 11 ft at 13 seconds.

$$

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
311 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds...and
NW 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves SW 5 ft at
9 seconds...and NW 10 ft at 16 seconds. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 21 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 20 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 13 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 11 ft at 14 seconds.

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