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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
106 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SE OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA
EARLY MON. A STRONG LOW WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON
THROUGH TUE NIGHT...WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TUE INTO WED NIGHT...THEN
PERSIST THROUGH THU NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING SW 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 30 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 28 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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