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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
529 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SERIES OF STRONG PACIFIC STORMS TO BRING STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH
SEAS THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.A SERIES OF STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS THURSDAY...POSSIBLY INCREASING TO GALE
FORCE CONDITIONS FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS BEEN
ISSUED.

PZZ750-775-182200-
/O.NEW.KSGX.SC.Y.0001.170119T1200Z-170120T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.GL.A.0001.170120T1800Z-170122T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAN MATEO POINT TO THE MEXICAN BORDER AND OUT
TO 30 NM-
WATERS FROM SAN MATEO POINT TO THE MEXICAN BORDER EXTENDING 30 TO
60 NM OUT INCLUDING SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND-
529 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM PST
FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
PST FRIDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS
IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
  THURSDAY...INCREASING FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY TO 25 TO 30 KT
  WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS INCREASING THURSDAY TO 7 TO 12
  FEET...THEN INCREASING FURTHER ON FRIDAY THROUGH
  SATURDAY...POSSIBLY AS HIGH AS 12 TO 18 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
AND COMBINED SEAS OF 10 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

JMB

WEATHER.GOV/SANDIEGO



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