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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KEKA

FZUS56 KEKA 142225
CWFEKA

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
225 PM PST Fri Dec 14 2018

PZZ400-150545-
225 PM PST Fri Dec 14 2018

SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WATERS
Large westerly swell
will build tonight resulting in hazardous ocean conditions
through Saturday. Meanwhile, winds will become fairly light
tonight, but increase on Saturday in advance of the next storm.
Gale force southerly winds are expected once again late
Saturday night into Sunday. A large long period westerly swell
will build on Sunday and then peak around 20 feet Sunday night.
Hazardous ocean conditions are expected to persist early next
week.



PZZ450-150545-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
225 PM PST Fri Dec 14 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming SE. Waves SW 6 ft at
9 seconds... subsiding to 3 ft...and W 17 ft at 14 seconds.
Chance of showers.

SAT
S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves SW 2 ft at 6 seconds...and W
14 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves S 8 ft at 9 seconds...
and W 8 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of rain.

SUN
SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves W 19 ft at 18 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves SW 7 ft at 9 seconds...
and W 23 ft at 20 seconds.

MON
S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves SW 4 ft at 7 seconds...and W
19 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves SW 7 ft at 8 seconds...and W
14 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves SW 2 ft at 6 seconds...and W
16 ft at 20 seconds. 



PZZ470-150545-
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
225 PM PST Fri Dec 14 2018

HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming S. Waves S 7 ft at 9
seconds...subsiding to 3 ft...and W 18 ft at 14 seconds. chance
of showers.

SAT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves S 6 ft at 8 seconds...and NW
14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to around 45 kt.
Waves S 12 ft at 10 seconds...and W 11 ft at 14 seconds. Chance
of rain.

SUN
S winds 35 to 40 kt. Waves S 14 ft at 12 seconds...and W
20 ft at 20 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves S 8 ft at 9 seconds...
and W 23 ft at 19 seconds.

MON
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves S 9 ft at 10 seconds...and W
20 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves S 11 ft at 10 seconds...and W
15 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves S 9 ft at 9 seconds...and W
18 ft at 19 seconds. 



PZZ455-150545-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
225 PM PST Fri Dec 14 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE. Waves SW 4 ft at
7 seconds... and W 16 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.

SAT
SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 2 ft at 5 seconds...and W
14 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves S 7 ft at 9 seconds...
and W 8 ft at 13 seconds. Rain likely.

SUN
SE winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves W 19 ft at 17 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves S 5 ft at 8 seconds...
and W 23 ft at 20 seconds.

MON
SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves SW 2 ft at 6 seconds...and W
18 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves SW 4 ft at 7 seconds...and W
13 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 14 ft at 20 seconds. 



PZZ475-150545-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
225 PM PST Fri Dec 14 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming SE. Waves S 4 ft at 7
seconds...and NW 17 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.

SAT
SE winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming S 20 to 25 kt. Waves NW
2 ft at 5 seconds...and NW 14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance
of showers.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 25 to 35 kt. Waves S 10 ft at 10 seconds...
and W 9 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain.

SUN
S winds 30 to 35 kt. Waves S 13 ft at 12 seconds...and W
19 ft at 20 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves S 6 ft at 8 seconds...
and W 23 ft at 19 seconds.

MON
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves W 20 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves SW 6 ft at 9 seconds...and W
14 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves SW 5 ft at 7 seconds...and W
17 ft at 20 seconds.