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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
203 PM PST WED FEB 22 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 WILL BUILD SE TOWARDS
THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE
OUTER CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI INTO SAT. A WEAKENING LOW WILL
MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT BEFORE DISSIPATING EARLY. A
STRONGER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SAT AND SAT NIGHT...TRACK E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...THEN MOVE INLAND SUN NIGHT.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS MON INTO
MON NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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