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FZPN36 KWBC 182220
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
220 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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 ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRI NIGHT...SHIFT N TO THE
CENTRAL WATERS SAT THROUGH SUN...THEN DRIFT OVER THE NRN WATERS
SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN COAST SAT
AND SAT NIGHT...THEN EXPAND N ALONG THE COAST SUN INTO MON NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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