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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
807 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 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 broad and weak high pressure
ridge will continue over much of the area today and tonight. A
weak low pressure center near the southern Oregon coast will
drift W today through Thu. Another low pressure trough will move
E into the NW portion Thu night through Fri night, while a high
pressure ridge builds over the southern waters from the W. The
trough will dissipate Sat, while the ridge persists W of the
waters Sat through Sun night. A cold front will move SE into the
far NW waters Sat night, then continue SE over the central waters
late Sun and Sun night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

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

.TODAY...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.


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