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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
825 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

PZZ673-251130-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140425T1000Z/
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.A.0007.140425T2200Z-140427T1000Z/
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
825 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT WITH SEAS 8 TO 10
  FEET. AFTER A BRIEF LULL...NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
  INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 35 KNOTS LATE FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE WINDS ARE LIKELY TO REMAIN STRONG THROUGH LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 9 TO 11 FEET DURING THIS
  TIME PERIOD.

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.

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
825 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

PZZ676-251130-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140425T1000Z/
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.A.0007.140425T2200Z-140427T1000Z/
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
825 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 KNOTS WILL PERSIST THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. AFTER A BRIEF LULL
  FRIDAY MORNING...NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 15
  TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE
  STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY TO PERSIST THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
  SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FEET WILL RISE TO 8 TO 11 FEET FRIDAY AND
  SATURDAY.

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.

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
825 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

PZZ650-251130-
/O.CAN.KLOX.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-140425T0400Z/
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.A.0007.140425T2200Z-140427T1000Z/
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
825 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 15
  TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE BY LATE FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON...STRONGEST ACROSS THE WESTERN SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL.
  THE STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY TO PERSIST THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT. STEEP SEAS WILL BUILD TO 6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
825 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

PZZ655-251130-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.A.0007.140425T2200Z-140427T1000Z/
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
825 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE
  WATERS...NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 15 TO 25
  KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE
  STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY TO PERSIST THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
  STEEP SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
815 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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

PZZ673-251100-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
815 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 7
TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
815 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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

PZZ676-251100-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
815 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
815 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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

PZZ655-251100-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
815 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND BECOMING W 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...EXCEPT 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT
WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
35 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT
BY THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO
20 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING NW 20
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING
N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...WESTERN PORTION...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING NW
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR
LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$



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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
815 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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

PZZ650-251100-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
815 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT WESTERN
PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35
KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

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