High Frequency Voice Broadcast (California)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
200 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

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...Weak low pressure will move S
into the northern waters tonight, then dissipate along the
central California coast Wed. A trough will remain along the
coast Wed night, strengthen Thu, persist Thu night, then weaken
Fri. The weak trough will remain along the California coast Fri
night, then diminish Sat as high pressure ridge builds E into the
central waters. A weak cold front will move S into the northern
waters Sat, then dissipate Sat night. Another cold front will
move S through the waters Sun and Sun night.  

Point St. George to Point Arena

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers. 
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 

Point Arena to Santa Cruz Island, CA

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of
showers. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

.Forecaster Sommerville. Ocean Prediction Center.