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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN23 KWNM

FZPN23 KWNM 201038
OFFN08

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for northern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
238 AM PST Wed Feb 20 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
A trough along the California coast will persist
today as strong high pressure remains W of the waters. A cold
front will move S and cross the waters today as it weakens and
will dissipate tonight. The coastal trough will strengthen
tonight into Fri, then weaken Fri night into Sat night as a weak
high pressure ridge builds E toward the region. The ridge will
remain centered to the west of the waters through Sunday. 

Point Saint George to Point Arena

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Showers.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. Showers.

THU
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

FRI
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

SUN
W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas

GALE WARNING


TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Chance of
showers.

TONIGHT
N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Chance of
showers.

THU
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.

THU NIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.

FRI
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

SUN
W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.