Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
706 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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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-
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-
706 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

A LATE SEASON STORM WILL USHER IN A PERIOD OF INCREASING NORTHWEST
WINDS FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE IS A STRONG
LIKELIHOOD OF GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE WATERS SOUTH OF POINT
CONCEPTION...WITH WIDESPREAD GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. THE STRONG WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
OUTER WATERS...WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS LIKELY TO SPREAD ACROSS THE
INNER WATERS BY FRIDAY NIGHT.

THE STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN RAPIDLY BUILDING STEEP
SEAS...WITH WAVES RISING TO 8 TO 12 FEET ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS
AND TO 4 TO 8 FEET ACROSS THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE NEAR SHORE
WATERS. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WIND GUSTS AND LARGE STEEP SEAS
WILL PRODUCE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS ACROSS THE WATERS.
BOATERS ARE URGED TO REMAIN IN PORT DURING GALE CONDITIONS.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST
UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

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SMITH/SIRARD





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