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FZPN36 KWBC 231545
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
845 AM PDT THU MAR 23 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE CENTRAL
WATERS WILL SHIFT TO THE S PORTION TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN
DISSIPATE S OF THE AREA FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS TODAY...THEN INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS TONIGHT AND FRI. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SRN
ZONES FRI NIGHT AND SAT...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS BEHIND THE
FRONT FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...THEN SHIFT S AND DISSIPATE SAT
NIGHT INTO SUN. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN
WATERS SUN...MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS LATER SUN AND SUN
NIGHT...THEN CLEAR S OF THE SRN WATERS MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
E TOWARDS THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM
ALONG THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST LATE MON...THEN INTENSIFY AND
EXPAND N MON NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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