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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
706 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

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 low pressure trough will
remain along the coast and strengthen today, persist tonight,
then weaken Fri. The weak trough will remain along the California
coast Fri night, then diminish Sat as high pressure ridge builds
E into the central waters. A weak cold front will move S into the
northern waters Sat, then dissipate Sat night. Another cold front
will move S through the waters Sun and Sun night before
dissipating Mon. A trough will re-form along the coast Mon and
strengthen Mon night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

...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 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 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 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.


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