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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
304 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

CALIFORNIA WATERS FROM 60 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRES WILL
PERSIST TO THE W AND NW OF THE AREA THROUGH SAT NIGHT...MOVE SE
TOWARDS THE NRN WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...REMAIN STATIONARY NW
OF THE AREA MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING...THEN
REBUILD WED AND WED NIGHT. AN INLAND LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
INTO SAT...SLOWLY WEAKEN SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...THEN
SLOWLY DRIFT OFFSHORE TUE AND TUE NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE WED
NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY IN THE EVENING. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA...SOUTH TO
GUADALUPE ISLAND

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER SOMMERVILLE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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