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FZPN23 KWNM 071641
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
841 AM 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL SHIFT
TO THE SRN WATERS TODAY. A WARM FRONT OVER THE NW PORTION OF THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS TODAY...THEN 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 APPROACHES THE NRN WATERS. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR NW PORTION SUN NIGHT WHILE THE RIDGE
PERSISTS ACROSS THE CENTRAL REGION.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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