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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
150 AM PST TUE FEB 21 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...WEAKENING LOW PRES WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND WILL DISSIPATE W OF THE
AREA WED. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA WED NIGHT THROUGH
THU NIGHT...AND MOVE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI
INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FRI
NIGHT...AND WILL INTENSIFY AS IT MERGES WITH A SECOND LOW JUST W
OF THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING W TO NW 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE
PORTION VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.


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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION
VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 5 TO 8 FT.


.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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