High Frequency Voice Broadcast (California)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
746 AM PST Wed Feb 20 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 cold front will move S across
the waters today as it weakens and will dissipate tonight. The
coastal trough will strengthen tonight 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 to the west of
the waters through Sunday.  

Point St. George to Point Arena

.TODAY...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...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...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...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.THU...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...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 10 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 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 to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

.Forecaster Krekeler. Ocean Prediction Center.