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FZPN36 KWBC 220936
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
136 AM PST WED FEB 22 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 WEAKENING LOW PRES CENTER
WILL APPROACH THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE TONIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARDS THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH THU
NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE OUTER CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI
INTO SAT. A WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT. A
STRONGER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W SAT AND SAT NIGHT...TRACK E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN...THEN MOVE INLAND SUN NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E AND INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO SE 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT.
.SUN...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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