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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
845 AM PDT Thu Apr 18 2019

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 will
persist over the northern and central waters through tonight.
Meanwhile, a low pressure trough along the California coast will
persist through tonight, then strengthen Fri and Fri night as
high pressure builds east toward the NW portion into Sat. The
surface ridge will begin gradually retreating SW of the central
waters late Sat night, then persist to the W of the waters
through Mon night.

Point St. George to Point Arena between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

San Clemente Island, CA to Guadalupe Island from 60 NM offshore
west to 120W

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

.Forecaster Krekeler. Ocean Prediction Center.


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