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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
904 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

PZZ670-052230-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
904 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 14 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
900 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

PZZ565-060000-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-150507T1000Z/
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
900 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
854 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ565-060400-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
854 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
853 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

PZZ670-673-060400-
/O.CAN.KLOX.SC.Y.0047.000000T0000Z-150507T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KLOX.SC.Y.0048.150505T1600Z-150507T2200Z/
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-
853 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT
THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1113 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

CAZ059-060215-
/O.CON.KLOX.WI.Y.0025.150505T1900Z-150507T0400Z/
ANTELOPE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...PALMDALE
1113 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
  ACROSS THE ANTELOPE VALLEY AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  EVENING. THERE MAY BE A LULL IN THE GUSTY WINDS BETWEEN LATE
  TONIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MAJOR ROADWAYS THAT COULD BE AFFECTED INCLUDE
  HIGHWAYS 14 AND 138. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF BLOWING DUST AND
  SAND COULD RESTRICT VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

/KJ

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
348 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...PERIODS OF GUSTY WEST WINDS FOR THE DESERTS FOR LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE WESTERN STATES WILL MAINTAIN
STRONGER ONSHORE FLOW WITH PERIODS OF STRONGER GUSTY WEST WINDS IN
THE DESERTS FOR LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
NIGHT. STRONGEST WINDS EACH DAY ARE EXPECTED FOR LATE AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE EVENING.

CAZ060-062-065-052130-
/O.NEW.KSGX.WI.Y.0017.150506T2300Z-150508T1000Z/
APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
348 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM PDT
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. ISOLATED
  GUSTS TO 55 MPH...MAINLY IN THE NORTHERN COACHELLA VALLEY.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS EACH DAY ARE EXPECTED FOR LATE
  AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN BLOWING SAND AND BLOWING DUST AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING COULD BE HAZARDOUS FOR PEOPLE DRIVING HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

17


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
330 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-052300-
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
CLEAR LAKE/SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-MOTHERLODE-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
330 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...COOLER WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY...

.IMPACTS...
* CHAIN CONTROLS POSSIBLE OVER THE SIERRA PASSES
* TRAVEL DELAYS POSSIBLE
* DANGEROUS LIGHTNING

.FORECAST CONFIDENCE...
* MEDIUM FOR PRECIPITATION OVER THE MOUNTAINS
* LOW FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VALLEY AND FOOTHILLS

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS MAINLY WEDNESDAY
  THROUGH FRIDAY
* THURSDAY IS THE BRUNT OF THE STORM AND BEST CHANCE TO SEE
  ANYTHING IN THE VALLEY
* SNOW LEVELS AROUND 5500 FT, MAY BE LOCALLY LOWER IN HEAVY SHOWERS

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW DROPS SOUTH INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY
INTO THURSDAY. THIS WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER ALL OF INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, ESPECIALLY
TO THE MOUNTAINS. THE LOW SHIFTS INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ON
FRIDAY SHOWERS EXPECTED TO DECREASE OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.
PRECIPITATION IS SOMEWHAT LIMITED WITH THIS SYSTEM, SO AMOUNTS
ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN HALF AN INCH, AND WILL BE
VARIABLE DUE TO CONVECTIVE NATURE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE
AROUND 5500 FT, WITH LOCALLY LOWER LEVELS POSSIBLE IN HEAVIER
SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

NWS WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE UPDATES AS THE SITUATION DEVELOPS.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
437 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

CAZ089>099-061230-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
437 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ALL OF INTERIOR CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA.

...POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

* TIMING: THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOST LIKELY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING HOURS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: FRESNO...BAKERSFIELD...MADERA...VISALIA...
  MERCED...LEMOORE...OAKHURST...THREE RIVERS...PORTERVILLE...
  CLOVIS...CHOWCHILLA...COARSEGOLD...DELANO...RIDGECREST...
  MOJAVE...CALIFORNIA CITY...RANDSBURG...AND EDWARDS AFB.

* IMPACTS: SMALL HAIL...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...HEAVY RAIN...AND
  GUSTY WINDS. MINOR STREET FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN HEAVIER
  STORMS.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

BSO

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-061300-
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 TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL BRING AN INCREASED RISK OF VERY
STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS. HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS LOS ANGELES COUNTY...WITH ELEVATED SURF ACROSS OTHER
SOUTH FACING BEACHES. VERY STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS...BEACH
EROSION...AND LARGE WAVES SUDDENLY SWEEPING PEOPLE OFF JETTIES WILL
CONTINUE TO BE THE MAJOR MARINE HAZARDS. THE LONG PERIOD SOUTH
SWELLS WILL LIKELY HAVE EXTRA SURGING THAT MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO
ANCHORED BOATS...INCLUDING AVALON HARBOR AND PORT SAN LUIS. STRONG
WINDS ACROSS THE ANTELOPE VALLEY WILL CREATE LOCAL DRIVING HAZARDS.

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT...SEE FZUS76 KLOX - MWSLOX FOR DETAILS *

* WIND ADVISORY..............SEE WWUS76 KLOX - NPWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THERE WILL BE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH RESORT
LEVEL SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD UPPER
LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT...SEE FZUS76 KLOX - MWSLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

ASR

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