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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
227 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

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 WEAKEN TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES SE
ACROSS THE REGION. THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE SE OVER THE SOUTHERN
WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
REBUILD OVER THE NW PORTION THU THROUGH FRI...BEFORE WEAKENING
FRI NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS SAT...THEN DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES SE
INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING
THU. THE TROUGH WILL RESTRENGTHEN ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST THU
NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...BEFORE SLOWLY WEAKENING SAT AND SAT
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE WATERS SUN AND SUN
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SW MON AND MON NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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