Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1203 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
1203 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG EXPECTED TODAY NORTH OF SAN NICOLAS
ISLAND...

A SHALLOW MARINE LAYER IN PLACE WILL BRING WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG
TO THE COASTAL WATERS PRIMARILY NORTH OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND
INCLUDING THE SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL AND CENTRAL COAST. MARINERS
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ABRUPT VISIBILITY CHANGES DOWN TO ONE
NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST AND THE
SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL. REDUCE SPEEDS AND BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
EXPOSED ROCKS AND OTHER VESSELS...AND USE RADAR OR GPS NAVIGATION
IF AVAILABLE.

MARINERS IN HARBOR...ESPECIALLY THOSE WITHOUT RADAR...SHOULD
CONSIDER REMAINING IN HARBOR AS DENSE FOG CAN OBSCURE EXPOSED
ROCKS AND OTHER VESSELS...INCLUDING LARGE SHIPS IN THE SHIPPING
LANES.

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KITTELL


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