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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
418 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

PZZ645-202330-
/O.NEW.KLOX.SW.Y.0027.141021T0000Z-141022T1800Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
418 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

PZZ670-673-676-202330-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.A.0017.141021T1200Z-141022T1200Z/
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-
418 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT POSSIBLE
  WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST... ESPECIALLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 11 TO 14 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 14
  SECONDS ARE POSSIBLE WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST...ESPECIALLY TUESDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN HAZARDOUS GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS ARE PROBABLE IN THE NEAR FUTURE...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.

&&

$$
KJ/ASR

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LOSANGELES







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