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FZPN23 KWNM 220528
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1028 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 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 tonight into
Wed, strengthen late Wed into Fri night, then weaken Sat and Sat
night. A high pres ridge NW of the area will persist tonight and
Tue, then move into the northern waters and weaken Tue night. 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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.



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