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FZPN23 KWNM 241110
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
410 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 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 today and
tonight. The resulting pressure gradient will slowly through
tonight. The trough will move offshore Wed and Wed night, while a
weak low pressure area forms just NW 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. A high pressure ridge will strengthen W of
the region Sat and Sat night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.


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