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FZPN23 KWNM 301740
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1040 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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 NW OF THE WATERS TODAY WILL PERSIST
INTO TONIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST STRENGTHENS
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIDGE AND TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH
WEAKEN LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH SE INTO THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE ANOTHER HIGH
PRES RIDGE BUILDS NW OF THE AREA. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE SRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT AS HIGH PRES PERSISTS W AND NW
OF THE AREA.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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