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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
302 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST
W OF THE AREA TODAY THROUGH SAT NIGHT. AN INLAND LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP WED NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SAT NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

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

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

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

.TODAY...N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS NE.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS NE.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS NE.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NE.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT AND WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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