Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
837 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

PZZ400-182215-
837 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS...Strong to gale force
winds will persist across the outer waters for the next several
days as a thermal trough intensifies over interior California.
Very steep seas will build in response to the winds and will
persist through the weekend.


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PZZ450-182215-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
837 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt. Waves N 7 ft
at 8 seconds...and NW 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy smoke.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to around 40 kt.
Waves NW 10 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy smoke.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt...rising to
45 kt. Waves NW 10 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 10 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 10 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 7 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 9 seconds.

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PZZ470-182215-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
837 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Waves
N 12 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy smoke.
.TONIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to around 45 kt.
Waves N 14 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy smoke.
.SAT...N winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Waves N
13 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt. Waves N 16 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves N 16 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves N 11 ft at 10 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves N 8 ft at 7 seconds.

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PZZ455-182215-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
837 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 35 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 7 seconds...and NW 4 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy smoke.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to around 35 kt.
Waves N 7 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy smoke.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Waves N
8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N 7 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 7 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 6 seconds.

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PZZ475-182215-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
837 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Waves
N 10 ft at 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt.
Waves N 13 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Waves N
13 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves N 15 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves N 15 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves N 11 ft at 10 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N 7 ft at 7 seconds.

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