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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
852 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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.

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently experiencing degradation in
image quality of all HFFAX products. Troubleshooting of the
problem is taking place.

.SYNOPSIS FOR CALIFORNIA WATERS... A weakening cold front will
will continue to move SE over the southern area today. High
pressure will build E into the central waters today, persist
across the central region tonight through Sat night, then slowly
shift N Sun through Mon night. A low pressure trough will reform
along the S and central California coast today, then gradually
expand N along the coast tonight through Tue night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 17 to 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA...south to
Guadalupe Island

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.


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