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FZPN23 KWNM 221721
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1021 AM PDT Tue Aug 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...A low pres trough will persist near the California
coast through the period. The trough will weaken today into Wed,
strengthen late Wed into Fri night, then weaken Sat and Sat
night. A high pres ridge NW of the area will persist today, then
move into the northern waters and weaken tonight. The ridge will
strengthen and slowly build E Wed into Sat night. A weak cold
front will move SE into the northern waters late Wed into Wed
night, and dissipate over central waters Thu into Thu night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.


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