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FZPN23 KWNM 201636
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
936 AM PDT Fri Apr 20 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 build over the NW portion
today as a low pressure trough weakens near the California coast.
The ridge will shift W tonight 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 slowly weaken Sun through Mon night. High
pressure will rebuild NW of the waters Tue and Tue night, as the
trough strengthens along the northern and central California
coast.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11
ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT through SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6
to 10 ft.



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