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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
301 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

PZZ676-272215-
/O.EXB.KLOX.SC.Y.0023.150327T2200Z-150329T1000Z/
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
301 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT SUNDAY.

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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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
259 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

PZZ676-271630-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
259 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12
SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...
BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7
TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-281300-
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 THU FRI MAR 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE
TODAY AND TONIGHT. LOCAL DENSE FOG WILL CREATE DRIVING HAZARDS
THROUGH MID MORNING ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE WILL BE AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE
THROUGH SUNDAY.

* 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.

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RORKE

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