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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
843 AM PDT FRI APR 28 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 LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE
COAST TODAY WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN TONIGHT THROUGH SUN. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS TODAY AND PERSIST
THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DISSIPATE AS IT ENTERS
THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD TOWARDS
THE AREA SUN THROUGH MON NIGHT AS THE LOW PRES TROUGH
INTENSIFIES ALONG THE NRN AND CENTRAL COASTS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL REMAIN OVER THE NW WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT AS THE TROUGH
PERSISTS ALONG THE NRN AND CENTRAL COAST.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO NW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 13 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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