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FZPN36 KWBC 192137
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
137 PM PST THU JAN 19 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SE INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT AND FRI...THEN MOVE S OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION FRI NIGHT
AND SAT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA FROM W TO
E SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...AND MOVE S OF THE AREA MON. A
TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST MON NIGHT WHILE A
HIGH BUILDS IN FROM THE W. THE HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST OVER THE
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
17 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 23 TO 38 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 31 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 28 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 31 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 36 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 20 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 29 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 27 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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