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FZPN36 KWBC 051555
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
855 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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 LOW PRES TROUGH OVER INLAND
CALIFORNIA WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY AND TONIGHT...PERIST THROUGH
THU...THEN WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THU NIGHT INTO SAT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE N WATERS LATER SAT AND SAT NIGHT. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE AREA TODAY INTO THU...THEN GRADUALLY
WEAKEN THU NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.

POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA

...GALE WARNING...

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

POINT ARENA TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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