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FZPN23 KWNM 231039
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
339 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 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 high pressure ridge will remain NW of the area
while slowly weakening, while a low pressure trough continues
near the central and northern California coasts through Tue
night. The resulting pressure gradient will slowly weaken today
through Tue night. The trough will move offshore Wed and Wed
night, while a weak low pressure area forms just W of the
northern waters. The low will remain nearly stationary just NW of
the area Thu and Thu night, then move slowly NE and pass N of the
waters Fri and Fri night while weakening.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.



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