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FZPN36 KWBC 162219
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
219 PM PST MON JAN 16 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 LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST
ALONG THE SRN COAST TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH WED WHILE SLOWLY
WEAKENING...AND WILL SHIFT S OF THE AREA WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED...THEN
CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE QUICKLY E OVER THE AREA THU...BEFORE YET
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY MOVE SE THROUGH THE REGION THU
NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 25 TO 40 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 27 TO 38 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 27 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 37 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 37 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 28 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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