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FZPN23 KWNM 300418
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
918 PM PDT FRI APR 29 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 WILL BUILD JUST NW OF THE WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN PERSIST SAT AND SAT NIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH
NEAR THE COAST STRENGTHENS. THE RIDGE AND TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH
WEAKEN SUN INTO 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.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



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