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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
200 AM 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 TODAY THROUGH 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.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 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 20 FT. RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 37 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 24 TO 39 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 22 TO 33 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 34 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 23 TO 38 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 27 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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