Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
509 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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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-
509 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE FORCE WIND OUTLOOK FOR OUTER COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWEST
CALIFORNIA NEXT WEEK MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO POSSIBLE GALE FORCE FROM POINT
PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL OUT 10-60 NM AND FROM POINT SAL TO
SAN NICOLAS ISLAND MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AND PERSIST
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. THE POTENTIAL GALE FORCE WINDS ARE ALSO
EXPECTED TO GENERATE BUILDING SEAS ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS...LIKELY
IN EXCESS OF 10 FEET.

A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT IS EXPECTED NEAR SHORE AS HIGH
PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC AND THERMAL TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER INTERIOR CALIFORNIA. THE STRONG
PRESSURE GRADIENT IS EXPECTED TO BUILD MONDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

A GALE WATCH MAY BE ISSUED LATER THIS WEEKEND FOR THE UPCOMING
EVENT AND IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS HAS
SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED.

BEFORE SETTING OFF AND WHILE UNDERWAY ALWAYS LISTEN TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR THE LATEST WARNINGS AND FORECASTS.

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