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FZPN36 KWBC 161600
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
800 AM PST MON JAN 16 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 LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
ALONG THE SRN COAST TODAY INTO TUE NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
DRIFT SE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY THROUGH WED WHILE SLOWLY
WEAKENING...AND WILL SHIFT S OF THE AREA WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED...THEN
CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE QUICKLY E OVER THE AREA THU...BEFORE YET
ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES SE THROUGH THE REGION THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 30 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 28 FT.

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

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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