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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
729 AM PST Wed Dec 13 2017

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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 pressure ridge over the
waters will drift further W through Thu. A cold front will move
into the area Thu night and move S across the waters Fri and Fri
night before dissipating. A coastal trough will strengthen Thu
night through Sat as high pressure builds in from the NW. The
high pressure area NW of the region will drift NW and weaken Sat
night. The trough will move W over the waters and weaken Sat
night through Sun night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA...south to
Guadalupe Island

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.


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