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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
957 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SERIES OF PACIFIC STORMS WILL CREATE STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH
SEAS THROUGH THIS WEEKEND...

.A PACIFIC STORM WILL BRING GALE TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS TODAY
AND EARLY SATURDAY. AFTER A BRIEF BREAK SATURDAY NIGHT...ANOTHER
PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS WILL IMPACT THE REGION SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
SEAS WILL REMAIN LARGE THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD.

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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-
957 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH QUICKLY
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 12 FEET BUILDING TO 12 TO 18
  FEET THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...THEN SEAS LOWERING TO 8
  TO 13 FEET BY SUNDAY.

* OUTLOOK...ANOTHER PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS AND LARGE SEAS POSSIBLE
  SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...WITH WINDS POSSIBLY REACHING GALE FORCE LATE
  SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

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HARRISON



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