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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
846 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 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...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE
AREA TONIGHT THROUGH MON...THEN DISSIPATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE. A
LOW PRES TROUGH ALONG THE SRN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST WILL
INTENSIFY MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN WED AND WED
NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS TUE
AND DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W TOWARDS THE REGION TUE NIGHT THROUGH
WED NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION INCREASING TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 25
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT AND SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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