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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
755 PM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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 strong cold front will
approach the northern waters from the W tonight, and move SE over
the northern waters Wed. The front will continue to move SE
across the central waters Wed night and Thu while weakening,
reach the southern waters Thu night then dissipate Fri. A low
pressure trough will move slowly E across the northern waters Thu
night and Fri. A high pres ridge will build E over the region Fri
and Fri night, and persist over the S portion Sat into Sun night.
Another strong cold front will move SE over the northern waters
Sat night into Sun, then stall and weaken over the N central
waters Sun night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.WED...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 26 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 18 to 33 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 20 to 29 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 18 to 23 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 22 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 22 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 16 to 25 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA...south to
Guadalupe Island

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

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.


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