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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
214 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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 NW
PORTION WILL MOVE E AND SE OVER THE WATERS AND SLOWLY WEAKEN
TODAY INTO EARLY TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E AND NE OVER THE
NRN AND THEN CENTRAL WATERS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT...AS A LOW
PRES TROUGH DEVELOPS NEAR THE COAST. HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST OVER
THE NRN PORTION SAT INTO TUE...WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING MON INTO
TUE. THE COASTAL LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PREVAIL SAT THROUGH TUE.
THE TROUGH AND HIGH PRES AREA WILL BOTH DISSIPATE TUE NIGHT AS
DEVELOPING LOW PRES APPROACHES THE NRN WATERS FROM THE W.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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