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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
909 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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 WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
FAR NW PORTION WILL PUSH SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE TODAY
INTO TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
JUST NW OF THE WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN PERSIST SAT
AND SAT NIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST STRENGTHENS.
THE RIDGE AND TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH WEAKEN SUN INTO SUN NIGHT.
ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN WATERS MON AND
MON NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS NW OF THE AREA.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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