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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
816 PM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

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...High pressure will persist over
the S waters tonight into Thu, then dissipate Thu night. A weak
cold front will slowly move into the N waters tonight, move into
the central waters Thu, then stall across the area Thu night into
Fri. The front will lift N as a warm front Fri night, ahead of a
strong cold front approaching from the W. The cold front will
move into the N portions Sat, cross into the central areas Sat
night, then dissipate over the S waters Sun and Sun night.
Another cold front will move into the N waters Sun, then
dissipate over the central waters Sun night. High pressure will
build across the area from the W Mon and Mon night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 22 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.



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