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FZPN36 KWBC 222152
OFFN36

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
252 PM PDT Tue May 22 2018

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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 pressure ridge NW of the
area will weaken tonight Low pressure will develop W of the area
Wed and Wed night, and slowly approach the central waters Thu while
weakening. The low will move into the central waters Thu night
into Fri and dissipate. A high pressure ridge will rebuild to
the NW of the area Fri night through Sun night, as a low
pressure trough develops along the coast.

Point St. George to Point Arena

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, except E portion 10 to 20
kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Slight chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT and SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED through THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft.
.FRI and FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT through SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

Santa Cruz Island, CA to San Clemente Island, CA...south to
Guadalupe Island

.TONIGHT and WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...Variable winds 10 kt or less. Seas 4 to 6
ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, except NW portion W to SW.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, except NW portion W to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT and SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT through SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
10 ft.

.Forecaster Achorn. Ocean Prediction Center.



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