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FZPN23 KWNM 122302
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
302 PM PST Wed Dec 12 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 drift SE into the central
waters tonight, and weaken Thu and Thu night as a cold front
approaches the N waters. The front will move across the N and
central waters Fri into Fri night, and move into the S waters Sat
and dissipate. Yet another strong cold front will approach the
waters Sat and Sat night. A low pressure trough will strengthen
along the southern and central California will slowly weaken
tonight into Thu. A high pressure ridge will build across the
waters Sat into Sun, then diminish Sun night. The ridge will
rebuild across the central waters Mon and Mon night.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 26 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 25 ft.
.MON...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 26 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 25 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.