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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
910 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 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 WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO WED
NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL MOVE E INTO THE NRN WATERS LATE WED
AND WED NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE LATE THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD JUST NW OF THE AREA FRI THROUGH SAT...THEN WEAKEN SAT
NIGHT. A COASTAL LOW PRES TROUGH WILL INTENSIFY FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. TROPICAL STORM ODILE WAS
NEAR 28.4N 113.2W AT 8 AM PDT MOVING 340 DEGREES AT 8 KT. ODILE
IS EXPECTED TO TRACK NW TO NEAR 29.2N 113.5W BY 5 PM PDT
TODAY...TURN NE TO NEAR 30.2N 113.2W BY 5 AM PDT WED
MORNING...THEN WEAKEN INTO A POST-TROPICAL LOW AND CONTINUE OFF
TO THE NE LATER WED INTO WED NIGHT. SEE THE LATEST NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORY FOR ODILE.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY THROUGH WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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