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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1003 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

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...High pressure will build W of the area today into
tonight, as a low pressure trough persists along the southern
California coast. The high will move into the central waters
while slowly weakening Mon, and then move off to the SE Mon night
and Tue. A cold front will reach the northern and central waters
Tue into Tue night as weak low pressure forms along the front.
The low will move inland near Point Conception Wed while the
front pushes into the southern waters. High pressure will build E
into the waters Wed into Thu. Low pressure and an associated cold
front will develop just W of the waters Thu night as the high
drifts E.

Point Saint George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Slight chance of
showers with vsby 1 nm or less.
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.