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FZPN23 KWNM 210452
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
852 PM PST MON FEB 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...STRONG LOW PRES WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TONIGHT. WEAKENING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE AREA TUE AND TUE
NIGHT...AND WILL DISSIPATE WED WHILE REMAINING JUST W OF THE
REGION. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA WED NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM THE SW
FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...AND WILL INTENSIFY AS IT MERGES WITH A
SECOND LOW OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.



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