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FZPN23 KWNM 231719
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
919 AM PST Thu Nov 23 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...High pressure will persist over the S waters today,
then shift W and dissipate tonight. A cold front over the north
waters will slowly move southeast today, then stall across the
central waters tonight into Fri. The front will lift N as a warm
front Fri night, ahead of a strong cold front approaching from
the W. The cold front will move into the N portions Sat, cross
into the central areas Sat night, then dissipate over the S
waters Sun and Sun night. Another cold front will move into the N
waters Sun, then dissipate over the central waters Sun night.
High pressure will build across the area from the W Mon and Mon
night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Isolated
showers.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Slight chance
of rain.
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SUN...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Areas of fog and
chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.


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