High Frequency Voice Broadcast (California)

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FZPN36 KWBC 120925
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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
125 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

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 over the
waters will persist today, then will drift further W through Thu.
A cold front will move into the waters Thu night and move S
across the waters Fri and Fri night before dissipating. A coastal
trough will develop Thu night through Sat as high pressure builds
in from the NW. The high pressure area NW of the region and
coastal trough will both weaken Sat night.  

Point St. George to Point Arena

.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
7 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

.TODAY...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 

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

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 

.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.