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FZPN36 KWBC 290419
OFFN36

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
919 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 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 STRENGTHEN TONIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH SUN NIGHT
BEFORE WEAKENING MON. A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NW WATERS WILL
THEN WEAKEN AND DRIFT SW THROUGH MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT THEN PASS SE THROUGH THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO TUE. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE
NW PORTION BEHIND THE FRONT LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A LOW
PRES TROUGH NEAR THE COAST WILL STRENGTHEN AGAIN TUE AND PERSIST
INTO THU NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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