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FZPN36 KWBC 291549
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
849 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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 NRN
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL WEAKEN TODAY. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL
APPROACH THE NRN WATERS FROM THE NW TODAY...THEN MOVE SLOWLY SE
OVER THE AREA TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL REMAIN N OF
THE AREA INTO SUN BEFORE DISSIPATING SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL STRENGTHEN
NEAR THE SRN CALIFORNIA COAST FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS E TOWARD THE AREA.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO 7
FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 25
KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO NW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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