Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
824 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

PZZ673-232330-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-140424T1000Z/
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
824 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. THE WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS...9 TO 12 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ676-232330-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-140424T1000Z/
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
824 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KNOTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS
  WILL OCCUR NORTHWEST OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.

* SEAS...7 TO 11 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ645-232330-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0044.000000T0000Z-140424T0400Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
824 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTION...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
  INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. THE WINDS
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING AND THEN DIMINISH.

* SEAS...7 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ670-232330-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0044.000000T0000Z-140424T1000Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
824 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
  LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS WILL OCCUR AT TIMES THROUGH LATE
  TONIGHT.

* SEAS...9 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ650-232330-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0044.000000T0000Z-140424T0400Z/
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
824 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
  LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE SANTA
  BARBARA CHANNEL THIS AFTERNOON. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$






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