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NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Cambria, CA)

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FZPN22 KWNM 181109
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southern California waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
409 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 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 high pressure ridge will persist over the northern
and central waters through tonight. Meanwhile, a low pressure
trough along the California coast will persist through tonight,
then strengthen Fri and Fri night as high pressure builds east
toward the NW portion into Sat. The surface ridge will begin
gradually retreating SW of the central waters late Sat night,
then persist to the W of the waters through Mon night. 

Point Piedras Blancas to Point Conception

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

Point Conception to Mexican Border

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.