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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
805 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ670-241045-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
805 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
805 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

PZZ670-241000-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-140424T1000Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
805 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS WILL
  PERSIST THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* SEAS...STEEP COMBINED SEAS OF 9 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.

&&

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