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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT CALIFORNIA OUT TO
10 NM-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
PST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM SATURDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUST TO 45 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 25 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
  DECREASING TO 18 TO 21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

PZZ570-211315-
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/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0009.170121T2300Z-170122T2000Z/
WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10-60 NM-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUST TO 45 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 23 TO 26 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
  DECREASING TO 19 TO 22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

&&

$$

PZZ571-211315-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170121T2300Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0009.170121T2300Z-170122T2000Z/
WATERS FROM POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10-60 NM-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUST TO 45 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 25 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
  DECREASING TO 19 TO 22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

&&

$$

PZZ575-211315-
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/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0009.170121T2300Z-170122T2000Z/
WATERS FROM PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10-60 NM-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUST TO 50 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 25 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
  DECREASING TO 19 TO 22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

&&

$$

PZZ576-211315-
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/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0009.170121T2300Z-170122T2000Z/
WATERS FROM POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10-60 NM-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUST TO 45 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 25 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
  DECREASING TO 19 TO 22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

&&

$$

PZZ540-211315-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170121T2300Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0009.170121T2300Z-170122T2000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES CALIFORNIA OUT TO
10 NM-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUST TO 45 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 23 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
  DECREASING TO 18 TO 21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

&&

$$

PZZ560-211315-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170121T2300Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0009.170122T0500Z-170122T2000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS CALIFORNIA OUT TO
10 NM-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM SATURDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUST TO 45 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 23 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
  DECREASING TO 18 TO 21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

&&

$$

PZZ565-211315-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170121T2300Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0009.170122T0500Z-170122T2000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS
CALIFORNIA OUT TO 10 NM-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM SATURDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUST TO 55 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 24 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
  DECREASING TO 16 TO 22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

&&

$$

PZZ530-211315-
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/O.EXB.KMTR.GL.A.0004.170122T0600Z-170122T1700Z/
SAN PABLO BAY, SUISUN BAY, THE WEST DELTA AND THE SAN FRANCISCO
BAY NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY. WINDS WILL
  EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE POSSIBLY STRENGTHENING LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY TO 25 TO 35 KT.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL 20 TO 23 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
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.

&&

$$

PZZ531-211315-
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/O.EXB.KMTR.GL.A.0004.170122T0600Z-170122T1700Z/
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY. WINDS WILL
  EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE POSSIBLY STRENGTHENING LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY TO 25 TO 35 KT.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL 20 TO 23 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
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.

&&

$$

PZZ535-211315-
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/O.EXT.KMTR.GL.A.0004.170122T0600Z-170122T1700Z/
MONTEREY BAY-
908 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH SATURDAY. WINDS WILL
  EASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE POSSIBLY STRENGTHENING LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY TO 25 TO 35 KT.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL 20 TO 23 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

* SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR OUR MARINE PAGE AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
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.

&&

$$



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