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FZPN36 KWBC 281539
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
839 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 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...HIGH PRES WILL PERSIST ACROSS
THE NW PORTION THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN WED AS A COLD FRONT
MOVES INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS. THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
CENTRAL WATERS WED NIGHT...THEN INTO THE SOUTHERN WATERS
THU...BEFORE MOVING S OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD OVER THE NW PORTION THU NIGHT AND FRI BEFORE WEAKENING
FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL CONTINUE
ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST THROUGH
TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN WED THROUGH THU. THE TROUGH WILL
RESTRENGTHEN ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI
NIGHT...BEFORE SLOWLY WEAKENING SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER OCEAN FORECAST BRANCH. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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