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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
738 PM PST FRI FEB 24 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 AREA WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE OUTER CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT.
A WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT. THE LOW
WILL CONTINUE SE ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST SAT AND SAT NIGHT.
THE LOW WILL BRIEFLY STRENGTHEN SAT NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING AS
IT MOVES INLAND S OF POINT CONCEPTION SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL
DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES S OVER THE N AND INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE AREA
N OF POINT REYES MON INTO WED NIGHT. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
FORM ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST TUE...THEN SLOWLY EXPAND
N ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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