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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
201 AM PST SAT JAN 21 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE WATERS TODAY...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA EARLY MON. A STRONG LOW WILL
MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...WHILE
WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE WATERS TUE INTO WED
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 WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 34 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 34 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 29 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
22 TO 34 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 29 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 27 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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