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FZPN36 KWBC 250401
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
901 PM PDT MON APR 24 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 ALONG THE SRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL PERSIST THROUGH WED...EXPAND N ALONG THE
COAST WED NIGHT...THEN REMAIN THROUGH SAT NIGHT WHILE SLOWLY
WEAKENING FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
CONTINUE TO THE W OF THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH WED...BUILD
ACROSS THE NW PORTION WED NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...THEN REMAIN
THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR NW WATERS
TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE INTO THE CENTRAL AREAS WED AND WED NIGHT
AND DISSIPATE.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 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 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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