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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
801 PM PST TUE JAN 17 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT SE
ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND WED WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING...AND
WILL SHIFT S OF THE AREA WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SE ACROSS THE NRN AND INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS WED...THEN MOVE
INTO THE SRN WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SE INTO THE WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI...THEN MOVE S OF
THE AREA FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
REGION FRI NIGHT AND SAT. YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN PORTION SAT NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY MOVE SE ACROSS THE
WATERS AS IT WEAKENS SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 36 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 27 TO 39 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 26 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 35 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 37 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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