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FZPN23 KWNM 191633
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
933 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 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 cold front will move over the southern waters
today. A high pressure ridge will build over the NW portion later
today into Fri as a low pressure trough forms near the
California coast. The ridge will weaken Fri night as a weakening
cold front moves SE over the northern waters. A stronger ridge
will build NW of the waters Sat and Sat night as a trough
redevelops and strengthens along the northern California coast.
The offshore ridge and coastal trough will persist Sun and Sun
night, before slowly weakening Mon and Mon night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT through SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14
ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY and TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.


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