Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
855 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

PZZ400-202215-
855 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS...Winds will remain
out of the north today but will be a bit lighter than on
Thursday. Gale force northerlies and large, steep wind waves
will build Saturday as a result of a strengthening pressure
gradient.

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PZZ450-202215-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
855 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 6 seconds...and
W 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 6 seconds...and
NW 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at
7 seconds...and NW 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 9 seconds...
and NW 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 10 seconds...and
NW 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 6 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 5 seconds...and W
8 ft at 16 seconds.

$$

PZZ470-202215-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
855 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves N 5 ft at 6 seconds...and
W 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 6 seconds...
and NW 7 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...rising to 25 to 30 kt. Waves N
9 ft at 9 seconds...and NW 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Waves N 11 ft at 10 seconds...and
NW 7 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves N 12 ft at 10 seconds...and
NW 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves N 9 ft at 9 seconds...and W
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N 6 ft at 8 seconds...and W
8 ft at 15 seconds.

$$

PZZ455-202215-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
855 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 7 seconds...and
NW 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 8 seconds...
and NW 6 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 8 seconds...and
NW 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 9 seconds...
and NW 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 10 seconds...and
NW 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves N 6 ft at 7 seconds...and NW
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 5 ft at 6 seconds...and W
8 ft at 15 seconds.

$$

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Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
855 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves N 6 ft
at 7 seconds...and NW 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves N 7 ft at 9 seconds...
and NW 7 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves N 9 ft at 9 seconds...and NW
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Waves N 11 ft at 10 seconds...and
NW 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves N 12 ft at 10 seconds...and
NW 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves N 9 ft at 10 seconds...and
NW 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves N 7 ft at 8 seconds...and W
8 ft at 16 seconds.

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