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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
905 PM PDT FRI APR 29 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
JUST NW OF THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PERSIST SAT AND SAT NIGHT
WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST STRENGTHENS. THE RIDGE AND
TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH WEAKEN SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN
MOVE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS NW OF THE AREA. THE COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE SRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 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 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

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

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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