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FZPN36 KWBC 291541
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
841 AM PDT WED MAR 29 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL WEAKEN TODAY AND TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT
MOVES SE ACROSS THE REGION. THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE SE OVER THE
SOUTHERN WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL REBUILD OVER THE NW PORTION THU THROUGH FRI...BEFORE
WEAKENING FRI NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS SAT...THEN DISSIPATE AS
IT MOVES SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL PERSIST ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST TODAY AND
TONIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING THU. THE TROUGH WILL RESTRENGTHEN
ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...BEFORE
SLOWLY WEAKENING SAT AND SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF
WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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