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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
203 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ670-673-676-251130-
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-
203 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE FORCE WIND OUTLOOK FOR SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA COASTAL
WATERS SUNDAY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

GALE FORCE NORTH WINDS MAY DEVELOP FROM POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND ON SUNDAY AND PREVAIL THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.
THE STRONGER WINDS ARE LIKELY TO BE ACROSS THE OUTER COASTAL
WATERS.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE WATERS SATURDAY THEN MOVE
INLAND AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE DEVELOPS WEST OF POINT
CONCEPTION. THE RESULTING SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT MAY BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO BRING GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE OUTER COASTAL
WATERS BY LATE MORNING SUNDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

SEAS GENERATED BY THE STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDS
ALONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING SHORES AND IN EXPOSED BAYS AND
INLETS OF THE NORTHERN CHANNEL ISLANDS AS WELL AS SANTA BARBARA
AND SAN NICOLAS ISLANDS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

A GALE WATCH MAY BE ISSUED FRIDAY NIGHT OR SATURDAY AND IS ISSUED
WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED.

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

$$

SMITH

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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