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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN23 KWNM

FZPN23 KWNM 171045
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
245 AM PST Wed Jan 17 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 strong cold front will approach the northern waters
from the W and move SE over the northern waters today. The front
will continue to move SE across the central waters tonight and
Thu while weakening, reach the southern waters Thu night then
dissipate Fri. A low pressure trough will move slowly E across
the northern waters Thu night and Fri. A high pres ridge will
build E over the region Fri and Fri night, and persist over the S
portion Sat into Sun night. Another strong cold front will move
SE over the northern waters Sat night into Sun, then stall and
weaken over the N central waters Sun night. 

Point Saint George to Point Arena

GALE WARNING


TODAY
S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 21 to 30 ft. Rain.

THU
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 18 to 27 ft. Chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Showers
likely and slight chance of TSTMs.

FRI
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.

SAT
SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.

SUN
S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN


TODAY
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

TONIGHT
S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft. Chance
of rain.

THU
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 23 ft. Chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Chance of
showers.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.

SAT
W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.

SUN
SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.