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FZPN36 KWBC 221620
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
820 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

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 OVER THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN
TUE AND TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SRN
COAST WILL SLOWLY EXPAND N TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE
AND TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE THROUGH THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS AS WEAK LOW PRES DEVELOPS NE ALONG THE FRONT WED
INTO EARLY WED NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE SRN
WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. HIGH PRES W AND NW OF AREA WILL BUILD
INTO THE N AND CENTRAL AREAS LATE WED INTO THU...THEN WEAKEN
SLOWLY THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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