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FZPN36 KWBC 201617
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
817 AM PST SAT DEC 20 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS WILL DRIFT N THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY
THROUGH TUE...THEN WEAKEN TUE NIGHT AND WED. A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SRN COAST TONIGHT...EXPAND N ALONG THE
REMAINDER OF THE COAST SUN INTO MON NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN TUE AND
TUE NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE N AND CENTRAL
WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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