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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
844 PM PDT WED MAY 25 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 RIDGE OF HIGH PRES WILL
PERSIST TO THE W AND NW OF THE AREA THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE
SE TOWARDS THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT. AN INLAND LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT...INTENSIFY THU INTO SAT...THEN WILL
WEAKEN SLIGHTLY SAT NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS SE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT..EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW PORTION...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SE PORTION...N WINDS 25
TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST
NE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT.

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

.TONIGHT AND THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE
PORTION W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCPET SE PORTION W TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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