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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN23 KWNM

FZPN23 KWNM 111642
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
842 AM PST Tue Dec 11 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 over the NW waters will drift
SE today into tonight while weakening. A cold front will weaken
as it moves across the N and central waters tonight into Wed.
Another ridge will drift SE across the northern and into the
central waters Wed and Wed night, and weaken Thu and Thu night as
another 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 slowly strengthen along the southern and central California
coast today, persist through Wed, then slowly weaken Wed night
into Thu. 

Point Saint George to Point Arena

GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT


TODAY
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

WED
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.

THU
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.

FRI
W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 16 to 23 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.

SAT
S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

WED
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

WED NIGHT
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 16 ft.

FRI
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.

SAT
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.