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FZPN23 KWNM 252211
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
311 PM 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 weak high pressure ridge will continue over the
area tonight. A weak low pressure center near the southern Oregon
coast will drift W through Thu. A 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 Mon night. A cold front will move SE into the
far NW waters Sat night, then continue SE over the central and
southern waters through Mon. Another trough will develop along
the California coast Mon and Mon night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.



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