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FZPN36 KWBC 220338
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
738 PM PST TUE FEB 21 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 WEAKENING LOW PRES CENTER
WILL APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE W OF THE AREA
WED. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARDS THE AREA WED NIGHT THROUGH
THU NIGHT... THEN PASS JUST W OF THE WATERS FRI INTO SAT. A WEAK
LOW WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE
SAT. A STRONGER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SAT NIGHT...TRACK E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...THEN MOVE INLAND SUN NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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