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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
842 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SE ACROSS THE N WATERS TODAY...MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN MOVE S OF THE WATERS MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
TOWARDS THE AREA MON THROUGH TUE NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND SHIFT SW
WED AND WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE S
CALIFORNIA COAST MON...INTENSIFY AND EXPAND N THROUGH TUE
NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND DISSIPATE WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE N WATERS WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE
AREA WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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