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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
918 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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 NEAR THE
COAST TONIGHT WILL STRENGTHEN SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST
THROUGH SUN NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING MON. A WEAK COLD FRONT OVER
THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL DISSIPATE EARLY SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN
AND DRIFT SW THROUGH MON NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT THEN PASS SE THROUGH THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE NW
PORTION BEHIND THE FRONT LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST WILL STRENGTHEN AGAIN TUE AND PERSIST
INTO WED NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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