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FZPN36 KWBC 290411
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
911 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW
WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO
THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT...CONTINUE S INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI
AND FRI NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE EARLY SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
REBUILD JUST NW OF THE WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN
PERSIST SAT AND SAT NIGHT WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST
STRENGTHENS. THE RIDGE AND TROUGH WILL THEN BOTH WEAKEN SUN INTO
SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN
WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS NW OF
THE AREA.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE 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.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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