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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
227 PM PDT THU MAR 30 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 COLD FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN
WATERS WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES S OF THE REGION TONIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE NW PORTION TONIGHT AND
FRI...BEFORE WEAKENING FRI NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM
THE NW. THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...PUSH INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...THEN DISSIPATE AS IT
CROSSES THE SOUTHERN WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT...PERSIST FRI
INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND MON NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL THEN BUILD W OF THE WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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