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FZPN36 KWBC 092228 CCA
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
219 PM PST FRI DEC 9 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...WEAK LOW PRES WILL PASS E
ALONG A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT
AND PULL THE FRONT S THROUGH THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT THROUGH SUN.
THE FRONT WILL DISSIPATE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THROUGH
SUN...THEN WEAKEN SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT AS THE FRONT
APPROACHES. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE
AND TUE NIGHT WHILE ANOTHER WEAK LOW MOVES ALONG THE FRONT. THE
FRONT WILL THEN CONTINUE TO MOVE N INTO THE NRN WATERS WED AND
WED NIGHT AS A STRONGER LOW APPROACHES FROM THE W.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

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

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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