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FZPN36 KWBC 012243 CCA
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
219 PM PST SUN FEB 1 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL DRIFT SE INTO THE CENTRAL TONIGHT...THEN REBUILD
OVER THE ENTIRE AREA MON INTO TUE NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING LATE
TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST WILL
WEAKEN TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR N
WATERS LATE MON AND STALL MON NIGHT INTO TUE...THEN LIFT N AS A
WARM FRONT LATE TUE INTO THU AS A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRES
DEVELOPS W OF THE WATERS. THE LOW PRES WILL REMAIN W OF THE NRN
WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT WHILE PUSHING A COLD FRONT E INTO THE
NRN WATERS. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT APPROACHES THE NRN AND
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST LATER FRI AS ANOTHER FRONT MOVES TOWARD
THE NRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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