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FZPN36 KWBC 190949
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
149 AM PST SUN FEB 19 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 COLD FRONT OVER THE NRN
WATERS WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY AND BECOME
STATIONARY. STRONG LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE OVER THE NRN WATERS
TONIGHT INTO MON...WITH ANOTHER LOW TO FOLLOW MON INTO MON NIGHT.
THE COLD FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL MOVE SE INTO THE SRN
WATERS TUE AND DISSIPATE. WEAKENING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE
AREA TUE AND DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA WED THROUGH THU
NIGHT. A WEAKENING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS
THU NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO
19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION W TO NW
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
11 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION VARIABLE 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION N TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO NW.  SEAS 6
TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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