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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
800 AM PDT Sat Oct 31 2020

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 weak cold front will stall
across the northern waters today before lifting north as a warm
front late this afternoon. A ridge axis will remain to the W of
the waters today through early Sun, then drift E late Sun into
Sun night. A coastal trough along N California will weaken this
afternoon and tonight, then persist through Mon night. A dying
cold front will approach the NW waters Mon night, before stalling
and dissipating on Tue and Tue night. On Wed coastal troughing
will rebuild and persist through Wed night.

Point St. George to Point Arena

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

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

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...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 winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

.Forecaster Futterman. Ocean Prediction Center.


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