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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
851 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

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 WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD NW OF THE AREA THU AND THU NIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH MON
NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE CENTRAL AND SRN
CALIFORNIA COASTS TONIGHT...THEN EXPAND N NEAR THE NRN COAST THU
AND THU NIGHT. THE TROUGH WILL PERSIST NEAR THE NRN COAST FRI
THROUGH SAT NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SLIGHTLY SUN INTO MON NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.

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

.TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT..EXCEPT NW PORTION 3 TO 6 FT TONIGHT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT SUN NIGHT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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