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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
745 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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 high pressure ridge across
the central waters will move SE and weaken today through Wed. A
cold front approaching from the NW will move SE across the
northern waters today and tonight, then continue across the
central and southern waters Wed through Thu. High pressure will
approach from the W on Thu night, then expand across the central
waters and persist Fri through Sat night. A low pressure trough
will strengthen along the southern California coast Fri and Fri
night, then weaken Sat and Sat night. A cold front will slowly
approach the N waters from the NW on Sat night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Rain.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 21 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA...south to
Guadalupe Island

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

.Forecaster Holley. Ocean Prediction Center.



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