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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
922 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

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 OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT S TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OVER
THE SRN WATERS WHILE WEAKENING WED AND WED NIGHT. A WEAKENING
COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS WILL DISSIPATE TODAY. A STRONGER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE NW PORTION TUE...THEN CONTINUE SE
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING AS THE
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES PASSES TO THE NW OF THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS THU AND THU
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT N OVER THE NRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN AND CENTRAL COAST THU
THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS...
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH POSSIBLE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 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 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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