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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
208 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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 pressure ridge will
build E over the region tonight into Sat night, and persist over
the S portion Sun into early Mon. A strong cold front will move
SE over the northern waters later Sat night and Sun, and then
stall and weaken over the central waters Sun night and early Mon.
High pressure will rebuild over the entire area Mon, and then
persist over the central and southern waters Mon night into Tue
night, as another cold front moves over the northern waters Tue
and Tue night. The front will then move over the central and then
the southern waters while weakening Wed and Wed night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA...south to
Guadalupe Island

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.



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