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FZPN36 KWBC 230357
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
857 PM PDT MON SEP 22 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 OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT S TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OVER THE SRN
WATERS WHILE WEAKENING TUE INTO FRI. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT OVER
THE NRN WATERS WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE OVER THE NW PORTION TUE...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE WATERS
TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING AS THE ASSOCIATED LOW
PRES PASSES TO THE NW OF THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN AND CENTRAL COAST THU
THROUGH FRI NIGHT...THEN EXPAND N SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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