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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
314 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ576-241815-
/O.EXB.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.141025T1000Z-141025T2200Z/
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
314 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
314 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ560-565-241815-
/O.EXB.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.141025T1000Z-141025T2200Z/
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
314 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
340 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS ALONG THE EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES AND OWENS VALLEY
SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
NIGHT AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PASSES ACROSS THE AREA.

CAZ519-520-242300-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0033.141025T1800Z-141026T1200Z/
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-OWENS VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL...BISHOP...
INDEPENDENCE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA
340 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES AND
OWENS VALLEY FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS:ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
  BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...PEAK IN
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BEFORE DIMINISHING EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS: ASPENDELL...BIHSOP...BIG PINE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA
  AND HIGHWAY 395.

* IMPACTS: STRONGEST WEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR CANYON OPENINGS
  WEST OF HIGHWAY 395. HOWEVER...DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS COULD
  IMPACT HIGHWAY 395 FROM OLANCHA NORTH TO THE MONO COUNTY
  LINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD RESULT
IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES IN
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
912 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

PZZ670-673-676-250000-
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-
912 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE FORCE WIND OUTLOOK NEAR SHORE FOR SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA
SUNDAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

GALE FORCE NORTH WINDS MAY DEVELOP FROM POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND SUNDAY AND PREVAIL THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP APPROXIMATELY 800 NM
WEST OF POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE SYSTEM WILL DEEPEN
WHILE APPROACHING OREGON AND WASHINGTON FRIDAY NIGHT AND WILL THEN
MOVE OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST STATES SATURDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEST OF POINT CONCEPTION SATURDAY
AND BUILD INLAND OVER CENTRAL CALIFORNIA SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AND
POSSIBLY CREATE A MODERATE TO STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT NEAR SHORE.

SEAS GENERATED BY THE STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDS
ALONG WEST AND NORTH FACING SHORES AND IN EXPOSED BAYS AND INLETS
OF THE NORTHERN CHANNEL ISLANDS AS WELL AS SANTA BARBARA AND SAN
NICOLAS ISLANDS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

A GALE WATCH MAY BE ISSUED FRIDAY OR SATURDAY 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.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
547 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

CAZ034-035-241530-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
INCLUDING...SAN LUIS OBISPO...PISMO BEACH...MORRO BAY...CAMBRIA...
SAN SIMEON...SANTA MARIA...LOMPOC...VANDENBERG
547 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.NOW...
PATCHY DENSE FOG...WITH VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS...WILL
CONTINUE ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST THROUGH ABOUT 800 AM PDT. THE
DENSE FOG WILL IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE ALONG COASTAL ROADWAYS
INCLUDING THE 1 AND 101. IF DENSE FOG IS ENCOUNTERED...SLOW
DOWN...USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND KEEP PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN
VEHICLES.

$$

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