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FZPN23 KWNM 080436
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
836 PM PST WED DEC 7 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 WARM FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS WILL LIFT N OF THE
REGION TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW PORTION
TONIGHT AND THU BEFORE BECOMING NEARLY STATIONARY ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN FRI AND FRI NIGHT
AS HIGH PRES BUILDS N OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS. THE AREA
OF HIGH PRES WILL SHIFT N INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT.
THE RIDGE AXIS WILL THEN MOVE SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT
NIGHT AND SUN AS A WEAK LOW MOVES INTO THE NRN WATERS. THE LOW
WILL THEN DISSIPATE SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE FAR NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.


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