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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
846 AM PDT WED SEP 28 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 LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE NRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL WEAKEN TODAY INTO THU. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE NRN WATERS FROM THE NW TONIGHT INTO EARLY
THU...THEN MOVE SLOWLY SE OVER THE AREA LATER THU INTO FRI NIGHT.
A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL STRENGTHEN NEAR THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST
FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS E TOWARD THE AREA.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING W TO NW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION W TO
NW. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 11 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NE.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING
VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION N WINDS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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