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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
258 AM PDT WED MAY 4 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 NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT OVER
THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY WILL MOVE SE INTO THE SRN WATERS LATER
TODAY AND TONIGHT. LOW PRES TO THE W OF THE SRN WATERS WILL MOVE
E TOWARDS THE SRN WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
TO THE W AND NW OF THE REGION TODAY THROUGH FRI...AS A LOW PRES
TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG THE COAST. THE HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN
FRI NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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