High Frequency Voice Broadcast (California)

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FZPN36 KWBC 191541
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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
841 AM PDT Thu May 19 2022

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 far NW portion today, then weaken tonight. A low
pressure trough along the California coast will intensify today 
and tonight. It will then slowly weaken Fri through Sat night and
persist Sun through Mon night. 

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT and FRI...N winds 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT and SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

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

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 

.Forecaster Achorn. Ocean Prediction Center.