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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KEKA

FZUS56 KEKA 180903
CWFEKA

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
203 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

PZZ400-181745-
203 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS
Moderate to fresh
southerly breezes across the waters ahead of an approaching
front, with a period of stronger winds in the northern zones
through early afternoon. Brief advisory- level southerlies and
seas will be possible in the vicinity of the boundary during the
morning hours, but these conditions will be shortlived.
Otherwise, gusty northerlies are forecast to return by early
next week.



PZZ450-181745-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
203 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

TODAY
S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Rain.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 10 seconds.
Showers.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 11 seconds. Showers
likely.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 12 seconds.

MON
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE
SW winds 5 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 11 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds...and NW
6 ft at 15 seconds. 



PZZ470-181745-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
203 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

TODAY
S winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW
6 ft at 10 seconds...and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.

TONIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 11 seconds...
and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 11 seconds...and S
2 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 12 seconds.

MON
N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves N 12 ft at 9 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 11 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N 5 ft at 6 seconds...and NW
6 ft at 14 seconds. 



PZZ455-181745-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
203 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

TODAY
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 10 seconds...and
S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 10 seconds.
Chance of showers.

SUN
S winds 5 kt...becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at
11 seconds. Chance of showers.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 12 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
SE winds 5 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 11 seconds.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 5 seconds...and NW
6 ft at 15 seconds. 



PZZ475-181745-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
203 AM PDT Sat Sep 18 2021

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves SW building to 5 ft at
5 seconds...and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 11 seconds...
and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.

SUN
W winds 5 kt...becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at
11 seconds...and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 10 ft at 12 seconds.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves N 12 ft at 9 seconds.

TUE
N winds 5 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 11 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 6 seconds...and NW
6 ft at 15 seconds.