Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS San Diego, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
933 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT SATURDAY TO 9 PM
PDT SUNDAY...

.A UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE AREA WILL INCREASE
WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THE
STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE ROUGH SEAS MAKING FOR HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS IN THE INNER AND ESPECIALLY THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS
OFF THE EXTREME SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM SAN MATEO POINT TO THE MEXICAN BORDER AND OUT
TO 30 NM-
WATERS FROM SAN MATEO POINT TO THE MEXICAN BORDER EXTENDING 30 TO
60 NM OUT INCLUDING SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND-
933 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
SATURDAY TO 9 PM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
SATURDAY TO 9 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 KTS WITH GUSTS T0 40 KTS ARE
  POSSIBLE ESPCIALLY SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 4 FEET WILL INCREASE TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE
  INNER WATERS. OUTER WATERS 4 FOOT WAVES WILL INCREASE TO
  COMBINED WAVES OF 9 TO 11 FEET.


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.

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PIERCE



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