Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
231 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

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231 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS...A front will move
across the waters on Sunday generating gale force southerly
winds. Steep southerly wind waves in conjunction with a building
westerly swell will result in large and chaotic seas from 15 to
20 ft. Seas will slowly settle down on Monday as winds
decrease. An active weather pattern will maintain elevated and
hazardous seas through most of next week.

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Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
231 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Waves
SW building to 9 ft at 9 seconds...and W building to 13 ft at
16 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves SW 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W
15 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 kt. Waves W 13 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance
of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves SE 2 ft at 6 seconds...
and W 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves S 4 ft at 7 seconds...and W
7 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves SW 4 ft at 6 seconds...and W
14 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves SW 2 ft at 5 seconds...and W
15 ft at 14 seconds.

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Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
231 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Waves
SW 12 ft at 10 seconds...and W building to 17 ft at 15 seconds.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 3 ft at 6 seconds...and
W 17 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves W 14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves S 4 ft at 6 seconds...
and W 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves S 7 ft at 7 seconds...and W
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 10 ft at 8 seconds...and W
13 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 4 ft at 5 seconds...and W
17 ft at 14 seconds.

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
231 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Waves
SW 8 ft at 8 seconds...and W building to 12 ft at 17 seconds.
Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves SW 10 ft at 9 seconds...and W
15 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 13 ft at 15 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves SE 2 ft at 6 seconds...
and W 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves SE 4 ft at 7 seconds...and W
7 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 8 seconds...and W
13 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 2 ft at 5 seconds...and W
16 ft at 14 seconds.

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
231 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Waves
SW building to 12 ft at 10 seconds...and W building to 15 ft
at 16 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves SW 8 ft at 9 seconds...and W
17 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds...and W
13 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves S 4 ft at 6 seconds...
and W 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves S 7 ft at 7 seconds...and W
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves W 10 ft at 8 seconds...and W
13 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves W 4 ft at 5 seconds...and W
17 ft at 14 seconds.

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