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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
216 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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 cold front will move SE over
the central waters and weaken tonight and Thu, reach the
southern waters Thu night then dissipate Fri. A low pressure
trough will move slowly E across the northern waters Thu night
and Fri. A high pres ridge will build E over the region Fri into
Sat, and persist over the S portion Sat night into early Mon.
Another strong cold front will move SE over the northern waters
Sun, then stall and weaken over the north- central waters Sun
night and early Mon. High pressure will rebuild over the entire
area Mon and Mon night.


Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
15 to 24 ft, building to 17 to 32 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 19 to 28 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft, building to 15 to 24 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA...south to
Guadalupe Island

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N 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 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.



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