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FZPN36 KWBC 200356
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST SUN FEB 19 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...STRONG LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE
OVER THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON...WITH ANOTHER LOW TO FOLLOW
MON INTO MON NIGHT. A WARM FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT INTO MON. WEAKENING LOW PRES
WILL APPROACH THE AREA TUE AND DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES INTO THE
CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS
THE AREA WED THROUGH FRI. A WEAKENING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE S
INTO NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION INCREASING
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11
TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT
NW PORTION BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.


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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION VARIABLE 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW PORTION...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT. SE PORTION...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO NW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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