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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
237 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

PZZ650-655-251745-
/O.EXP.KLOX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-170425T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KLOX.GL.W.0020.170425T2200Z-170426T1000Z/
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
237 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT ARE
  EXPECTED WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 6 TO 8 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 11
  SECONDS ARE EXPECTED WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) 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.

&&

$$

PZZ670-673-676-251745-
/O.EXT.KLOX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-170427T1000Z/
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-
237 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT ARE
  EXPECTED WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 8 TO 11 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 9
  SECONDS ARE EXPECTED WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ645-251745-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0059.000000T0000Z-170426T1000Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
237 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS WILL EXIST FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LOSANGELES



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