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FZPN23 KWNM 251101
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
401 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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 broad and weak high pressure ridge will continue
over much of the area today and tonight. A weak low pressure
center near the southern Oregon coast will drift W today through
Thu. Another low pressure trough will move E into the NW portion
Thu night through Fri night, while a high pressure ridge builds
over the southern waters from the W. The trough will dissipate
Sat, while the ridge persists W of the waters Sat through Sun
night. A cold front will move SE into the far NW waters Sat
night, then continue SE over the central waters late Sun and Sun
night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.



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