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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
200 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ835-261000-
Point Piedras Blancas to Santa Cruz Island, CA between 60 nm and
150 nm offshore-
200 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to
21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 12 to 17 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
becoming 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
200 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ830-261000-
Pigeon Point to Point Piedras Blancas between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
200 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 13 to 21
ft.
.TUE...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to
21 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to 16
ft.
.WED...NW winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas becoming 7 to 9 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 15 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 13 to
15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 13 to
15 ft.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
130 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

CAZ098-099-260600-
/O.NEW.KHNX.WW.Y.0004.180227T0000Z-180227T1800Z/
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
Including the cities of Ridgecrest, Rosamond, California City,
Edwards AFB, and Mojave
130 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM MONDAY TO 10 AM
PST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of a dusting up
  to one inch.

* WHERE...Indian Wells Valley and Southeastern Kern County
  Desert.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Monday to 10 AM PST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
130 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

CAZ095-260600-
/O.NEW.KHNX.WW.Y.0004.180227T0000Z-180228T0000Z/
Kern County Mountains-
Including the cities of Tehachapi and Lake Isabella
130 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2500 FEET
   FROM 4 PM MONDAY TO 4 PM PST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations around one to two
  inches, with amounts up to 4 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Kern County Mountains above 2500 feet. Locations include
  Interstate 5 through the Grapevine and Highway 58 through the
  Tehachapi Pass, as well as near Frazier Park and Pine Mountain
  Club.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Monday to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

BSO


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
1254 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM TO BRING GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS TO THE
COASTAL WATERS LATE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

PZZ750-775-260600-
/O.NEW.KSGX.SC.Y.0006.180226T2200Z-180227T2000Z/
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-
1254 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO NOON PST
TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Small
Craft Advisory...which is in effect from 2 PM Monday to noon PST
Tuesday.

* Winds...West to northwest 15 to 25 knots.

* Waves/Seas...Combined seas 6 to 9 feet with dominant period 8
  seconds.

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.

&&

$$

Maxwell

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
1103 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

PZZ565-260315-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-180227T0500Z/
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
1103 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...5 to 7 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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 CA
1103 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

PZZ576-260315-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-180226T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KMTR.GL.A.0003.180226T1700Z-180227T0500Z/
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
1103 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday
evening.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

* SEAS...7 to 9 feet at 14 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
904 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

PZZ670-673-676-260115-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-180227T0500Z/
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-
904 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST MONDAY...

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous sea conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
904 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

PZZ645-260115-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-180227T0500Z/
Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
904 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST MONDAY...

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous sea conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$


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Gale Watch


URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
1103 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

PZZ576-260315-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-180226T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KMTR.GL.A.0003.180226T1700Z-180227T0500Z/
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
1103 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday
evening.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

* SEAS...7 to 9 feet at 14 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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