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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
212 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PZZ670-220915-
/O.CAN.KLOX.SC.Y.0125.000000T0000Z-141021T2200Z/
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0030.141021T2200Z-141022T1000Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
212 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS CANCELLED
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
  35 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH SLOWLY
  LATE TONIGHT.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 10 TO 15 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 15
  SECONDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

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.

&&

$$


High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
135 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...HIGH SURF FOR THE CENTRAL COAST AND VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES
INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE SOUTHWEST
CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...BRINGING
HIGH SURF TO MANY BEACHES ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST AND VENTURA
COUNTY. THE SURF IS EXPECTED TO PEAK TODAY...WITH WAVES OF 10 TO
12 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 14 FEET ON CENTRAL COAST BEACH AND 5 TO
7 FEET WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 8 FEET ON VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES. THE
HIGHEST SURF WILL BE ON WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. IN
ADDITION...THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND
POSSIBLY MINOR COASTAL FLOODING.

CAZ034-035-220445-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-141022T1800Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
135 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 14
  FEET WILL AFFECT WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES THROUGH
  TONIGHT...THEN SURF WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING AND SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH
  RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. SNEAKER WAVES...WHICH ARE MUCH LARGER
  WAVES THAT CAN SUDDENLY INUNDATE JETTIES... ROCKS...AND
  BEACHES NEAR THE WATERS EDGE...CAN PRESENT A LIFE-THREATENING
  HAZARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Rough Bar


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
237 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PZZ545-220545-
/O.CON.KMTR.RB.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141022T1000Z/
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
237 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* 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 FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT SEAS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE HAZARDOUS TO MARINERS. BOATS SMALLER THAN 10 METERS SHOULD
EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION ON THE SAN FRANCISCO BAR.

&&

$$

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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
247 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PZZ455-220600-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-141023T2300Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
247 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...S 5 TO 15 KT TODAY...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
  WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...W 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS SLOWLY SUBSIDING THROUGH TONIGHT.
  SWELL WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LARGE SWELLS MAY PRESENT A HAZARD TO BOATERS...ESPECIALLY IN
SHALLOW AREAS NEAR THE COAST AND AT HARBOR ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
247 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PZZ470-475-220600-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-141027T0000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
247 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...S 10 TO 20 KT TODAY...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
  WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS SLOWLY
  SUBSIDING THROUGH TONIGHT. SWELL WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON
  WEDNESDAY TO 12 FT AT 14 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.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
237 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PZZ565-220545-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0170.000000T0000Z-141023T0900Z/
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
237 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* 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
237 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PZZ560-220545-
/O.EXB.KMTR.SC.Y.0170.000000T0000Z-141022T0600Z/
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
237 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* 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 LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
212 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PZZ645-220915-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0125.000000T0000Z-141022T1000Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
212 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

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.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
649 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...LARGE LONG PERIOD SWELLS TODAY...

A PACIFIC STORM IN THE GULF OF ALASKA HAS GENERATED LARGE WEST TO
NORTHWEST SWELLS THAT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
TODAY WITH SWELL HEIGHTS OF 11 TO 13 FEET AT 14 TO 16 SECONDS
EXPECTED. THIS WILL RESULT IN LARGE BREAKERS ALONG THE BEACHES
WITH AN INCREASED RISK OF SNEAKER WAVES AND RIP CURRENTS. SWELLS
ARE FORECAST TO DECREASE TONIGHT.

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-212200-
/O.CON.KMTR.BH.S.0012.000000T0000Z-141022T1000Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
649 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...COASTLINE FROM SONOMA COUNTY SOUTH THROUGH MONTEREY
  COUNTY. IN PARTICULAR WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES...
  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO...OCEAN BEACH...MONTARA STATE
  BEACH...HALF MOON BAY STATE BEACH...MANRESA STATE BEACH AND
  MARINA STATE BEACH.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKERS WITH INCREASED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
  AND SNEAKER WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT FOR RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT CONDITIONS
ARE PRESENT TO SUPPORT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS.
RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN THE
VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS. SWIMMERS CAUGHT IN A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD SWIM PARALLEL TO THE COAST TO ESCAPE THE RIP
CURRENT BEFORE TRYING TO SWIM FOR SHORE. SWIMMERS SHOULD ALWAYS
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT FOR SNEAKER WAVES MEANS THAT CONDITIONS
ARE PRESENT TO SUPPORT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF UNSUSPECTING BEACH
GOERS BEING SWEPT INTO THE SEA BY A WAVE. PEOPLE WALKING ALONG
THE BEACH SHOULD NEVER TURN THEIR BACK TO THE SEA. FISHERMAN
SHOULD AVOID FISHING FROM ROCKS OR JETTIES.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
450 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PZZ645-220600-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
450 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

A LARGE WESTERLY SWELL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE PRODUCE BREAKING
WAVES AT THE MORRO BAY ENTRANCE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THESE
CONDITIONS HAVE A HISTORY OF CAPSIZING VESSELS OF VARIOUS SIZES
RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH...EVEN TO THE MOST
EXPERIENCED MARINERS. MARINERS ARE URGED TO STAY CLEAR OF THESE
HARBOR ENTRANCES. FOR MORE INFORMATION...CONTACT THE LOCAL HARBOR
PATROL OR COAST GUARD STATION...AND CONTINUE TO MONITOR NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION.

$$

KAPLAN/SMITH


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-221300-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
600 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT THE CENTRAL COAST BEACHES TONIGHT. THERE WILL
BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS ALL BEACH AREAS TODAY AND
TONIGHT. THERE IS ALSO A GALE WARNING FOR GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS
THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* GALE WARNING...............SEE WHUS76 KLOX - MWWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT THE CENTRAL COAST BEACHES THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY. THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS ALL
BEACH AREAS THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

SWEET

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