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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
906 AM PDT THU AUG 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 LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL SLOWLY DRIFT W TODAY THROUGH SAT NIGHT...
REACHING THE INNER WATERS FRI. WEAK LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP NEAR
CAPE MENDOCINO LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND SLOWLY DRIFT SW
ACROSS THE WATERS FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING SUN.
OTHERWISE...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST WELL W AND NW OF THE
WATERS THROUGH MON NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH WILL FORM W OF THE CENTRAL
AND S WATERS SAT AND PERSIST THROUGH MON BEFORE DISSIPATING MON
NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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