High Frequency Voice Broadcast (California)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
156 AM PST Thu Feb 21 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 coastal trough will
strengthen today into Fri, then weaken Fri night into Sat night
as a weak high pressure ridge builds E toward the region. The
ridge will remain centered just W of the waters Sunday and move
over the southern waters Monday.  

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N 25 to 35 kt. Seas
11 to 17 ft. Scattered showers. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

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

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.