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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
154 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.A SERIES OF STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL CREATE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS TODAY...INCREASING TO GALE FORCE FRIDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY. ANOTHER PERIOD OF GALE FORCE CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

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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-
154 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 4 PM PST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KT TODAY...INCREASING FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY TO 25 TO 30 KT
  WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TODAY TO 7 TO 12 FEET...
  THEN BUILDING FURTHER FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...TO 12 TO 19
  FEET.

* OUTLOOK...ANOTHER PERIOD OF GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUNDAY
  THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

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.

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.

&&

$$

JJT



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