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FZPN36 KWBC 010335
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
735 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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 NW
WATERS WILL DRIFT SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT AND
SUN...THEN PREVAIL OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE
NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST NEAR THE COAST
TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SUN INTO MON. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS E
ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT AND SUN. THE RIDGE WILL REBUILD
ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA MON INTO TUE. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE FAR N WATERS MON NIGHT AND STALL...THEN LIFT N AS A
WARM FRONT TUE THROUGH WED NIGHT AS A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRES
DEVELOPS W OF THE WATERS. THE LOW PRES WILL REMAIN W OF THE NRN
WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT WHILE PUSHING A COLD FRONT E TOWARD THE
NRN WATERS.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF
FOG...SCATTERED SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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