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FZPN23 KWNM 121030
OFFN08

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR N CALIFORNIA WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
230 AM PST FRI FEB 12 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 COLD FRONT OVER THE NW PORTION WILL MOVE E AND SE
OVER THE WATERS AND SLOWLY WEAKEN TODAY INTO EARLY TONIGHT. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD E AND NE OVER THE NRN AND THEN CENTRAL WATERS
LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT...AS A LOW PRES TROUGH DEVELOPS NEAR THE
COAST. HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST OVER THE NRN PORTION SAT INTO
TUE...WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING MON INTO TUE. THE COASTAL LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL PREVAIL SAT THROUGH TUE. THE TROUGH AND HIGH PRES
AREA WILL BOTH DISSIPATE TUE NIGHT AS DEVELOPING LOW PRES
APPROACHES THE NRN WATERS FROM THE W.

POINT SAINT GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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