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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
105 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL MOVING INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
FRIDAY WILL GENERATE HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AT THE
BEACHES OF ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES. SURF WILL BUILD DURING
THE DAY FRIDAY AND PEAK SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY. SWELL AND
SURF WILL SLOWLY LOWER ON SUNDAY.

CAZ043-552-120600-
/O.CAN.KSGX.BH.S.0006.160212T1800Z-160215T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.SU.Y.0007.160212T1800Z-160215T0400Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
105 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM PST
SUNDAY.

* CHANGES SINCE LAST ISSUANCE...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT UPGRADED
  TO A HIGH SURF ADVISORY DUE TO HIGHER FORECASTED SURF.

* SWELL...8 TO 9 FT AT 17 TO 18 SECONDS FROM THE WEST-NORTHWEST
  AROUND 290 DEGREES.

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 6 FT FRIDAY MORNING...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
  FT BY SATURDAY. LOCAL SETS 8 TO 9 FT POSSIBLE NORTH OF NEWPORT
  BEACH AND SOUTH OF DEL MAR. SURF LOWERING SLOWLY SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL CREATE
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. MINOR BEACH EROSION IS ALSO
  POSSIBLE. LARGER WAVES MAY OVER-TOP JETTIES OR SEA WALLS AT
  TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

$$

TS
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANDIEGO

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
526 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

CAZ034-035-112230-
/O.NEW.KLOX.SU.Y.0010.160212T1100Z-160214T1700Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
526 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 9 AM PST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 9 AM
PST SUNDAY.

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF IS EXPECTED TO BUILD TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE
  TONIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY...CONTINUE TO BUILD ON FRIDAY...THEN
  PEAK AT 10 TO 15 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 18 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. SURF WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF MAY CAUSE BEACH EROSION AND STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. SNEAKER
  WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY BEACHES AND JETTIES
  AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* LOCATIONS...SURF WILL BE HIGHEST ON WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING
  BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
526 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

CAZ040-041-087-112230-
/O.NEW.KLOX.SU.Y.0010.160212T1700Z-160214T2000Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
526 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO NOON
PST SUNDAY.

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF IS EXPECTED TO BUILD TO 4 TO 8 FEET
  FRIDAY...THEN PEAK AT 5 TO 10 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
  NIGHT. SURF WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE SLOWLY SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF MAY CAUSE MINOR BEACH EROSION AND
  STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING.
  SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY BEACHES AND
  JETTIES AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* LOCATIONS...SURF WILL BE HIGHEST ON EXPOSED WEST AND NORTHWEST
  FACING BEACHES. LOCAL SETS TO 12 FEET ARE POSSIBLE NEAR VENTURA
  HARBOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
426 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-120400-
/O.CON.KMTR.SU.Y.0007.160211T2000Z-160214T0400Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
426 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM
PST SATURDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF... HIGHLY ENERGETIC FORERUNNER WAVES WITH A
  PERIOD OF 20 TO 21 SECONDS WILL ARRIVE THIS MORNING AND
  GRADUALLY BUILD THROUGH THE DAY. BY THIS EVENING... WAVES WILL
  BUILD UP TO 8 FEET AT A PERIOD OF UP TO 19 SECONDS. THE SWELL
  WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE UP TO 11 TO 13 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF
  16 TO 18 SECONDS FOR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

* TIMING... FORERUNNER WAVES ARRIVE T0DAY AND BUILD THROUGH THE DAY.
  LARGER SWELL ARRIVES IN THE AREA FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...THIS ENERGETIC SWELL WILL RESULT IN LARGE SURF WITH
  LONG LULLS BETWEEN SETS...RAISING THE RISK OF PEOPLE BEING
  WASHED INTO THE OCEAN BY A WAVE. ALSO THERE IS A RISK OF
  STRONG RIP CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES... AND LARGE SHORE BREAK.
  THOSE VISITING AREA BEACHES MAY BE UNFAMILIAR WITH THE DEADLY
  FORCE OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN. FOR THOSE VISITING REGIONAL
  BEACHES... REMAIN VIGILANT AND KEEP DO NOT TURN YOUR BACK TO
  THE OCEAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
900 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016


PZZ670-112330-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0015.160212T0500Z-160214T2300Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
900 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 PM PST SUNDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS WILL EXIST FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
900 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016


PZZ673-676-112330-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0015.160212T0500Z-160214T2300Z/
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-
900 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 PM PST SUNDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS WILL EXIST FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
859 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

PZZ670-112315-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
859 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 20 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT AT 19 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST W PORTION.
COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
STRONGEST W PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17
SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
859 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

PZZ673-112315-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
859 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 20 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT AT 19 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10
TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 18 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18
SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW PORTION...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW PORTION...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15
TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
859 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

PZZ676-112315-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
859 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 20 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AT 19 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST NW OF SAN
NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
126 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

PZZ645-670-673-120530-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
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-
126 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG NORTH AND WEST OF THE NORTHERN CHANNEL
ISLANDS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS WILL PERSIST ALONG
THE CENTRAL COAST AND WEST OF THE NORTHERN CHANNEL ISLANDS THROUGH
THIS EVENING. THERE IS A CHANCE THE DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING. IF YOU EXPERIENCE RESTRICTED VISIBILITY PLEASE
FOLLOW USCG RULE CONDUCT OF VESSELS IN RESTRICTED VISIBILITY.

BEFORE SETTING OFF AND WHILE UNDERWAY ALWAYS LISTEN TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR THE LATEST WARNINGS AND FORECASTS.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-121400-
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 PST THU FEB 11 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY

HIGH SURF WILL DEVELOP ACROSS WEST TO NORTHWEST BEACHES FOR THE
CENTRAL COAST LATE TONIGHT. THERE WILL BE HIGH RIP CURRENT RISKS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT MOST WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES FRIDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THERE WILL BE HIGH RIP CURRENT RISKS. THERE
WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION BEGINNING SATURDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

KAPLAN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
532 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

CAZ096-097-121345-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
532 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.

...WINTER WEATHER RETURNS...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

* TIMING: SNOW RETURNING ON WEDNESDAY TO THE HIGH SIERRA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 12 TO 24 INCHES. HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN
  YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.

* ELEVATION: STARTING OUT AROUND 8000 FEET WEDNESDAY THEN
  LOWERING TO 5000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...SIERRA NATIONAL
  FOREST...KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK.

* IMPACTS: RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKERS AND
  BACKPACKERS. SNOW CAUSING POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES AND DANGEROUS
  TRAVELING CONDITIONS.

* 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.

$$

JDB

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