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FZPN36 KWBC 281604
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
904 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 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 LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE
COAST WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH
SUN NIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING MON. A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT WILL THEN WEAKEN AND DRIFT SW THROUGH
MON NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NRN WATERS SUN
NIGHT THEN PASS SE THROUGH THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS MON AND MON
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE NW PORTION BEHIND THE
FRONT LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE
COAST WILL STRENGTHEN AGAIN TUE AND PERSIST INTO WED NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

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

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

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

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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