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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
910 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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 NEAR THE
COAST WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...STRENGTHEN AGAIN
SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE OVER THE NW PORTION WILL PERSIST TODAY...THEN WEAKEN
TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E THROUGH THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT AND DISSIPATE EARLY SAT.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI NIGHT
THROUGH SAT NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN AND DRIFT SW THROUGH MON NIGHT. A
SECOND COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH SUN NIGHT AND PASS SE THROUGH THE
WATERS MON INTO TUE. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE NW PORTION
BEHIND THE FRONT MON INTO TUE NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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