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FZPN23 KWNM 201027
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
227 AM PST FRI JAN 20 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE WATERS
TODAY...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND SAT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA MON. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST MON NIGHT WHILE A RIDGE BUILDS
IN FROM THE W. A THIRD RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE WATERS TUE AND
TUE NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 27 TO 37 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 26 TO 35 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 25 TO 34 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 36 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 34 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 23 TO 32 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.



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