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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
303 AM PDT WED APR 26 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 ALONG THE SRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL EXPAND N ALONG THE COAST TONIGHT THROUGH
THU NIGHT...THEN REMAIN THROUGH SUN NIGHT WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING
FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL CONTINUE TO
THE W OF THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT AND
EXPAND TO THE N AND NW THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PERSIST INTO SAT. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N WATERS THIS MORNING...THEN MOVE
SE INTO THE CENTRAL AREAS TONIGHT AND DISSIPATE. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN
DISSIPATE.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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