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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
224 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

PZZ676-190500-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
224 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
224 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

PZZ676-190530-
/O.EXB.KLOX.SC.Y.0041.140419T1900Z-140420T1600Z/
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
224 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 9 AM PDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO
9 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
216 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

PZZ645-650-655-670-673-676-191100-
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
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-
216 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WIDESPREAD GALE FORCE WINDS AND LARGE SEAS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL SWEEP THROUGH CALIFORNIA ON TUESDAY. WHILE
LITTLE TO NO RAIN IS EXPECTED...HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS ARE
LIKELY TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THERE IS MODERATE CONFIDENCE
THAT THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD GALE FORCE WINDS TO THE
COASTAL WATERS...INCLUDING THE SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL AND NEARSHORE
WATERS OFF OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY. IN ADDITION TO THE
WINDS...WIDESPREAD LARGE SEAS BETWEEN 8 AND 14 FEET ARE POSSIBLE
AT SHORT PERIODS AROUND 8 SECONDS.

MARINERS SHOULD MAKE PREPARATIONS NOW TO STAY IN SAFE HARBOR FOR
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

KITTELL


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-191300-
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 FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MOUNTAINS OF SANTA BARBARA...VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...
AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. ANY THUNDERSTORM COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY
HEAVY DOWNPOURS. IF BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AFFECTS THE RECENT BURN
AREAS...MINOR MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

DB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
456 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

CAZ095-098-099-191200-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
456 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS
AND DESERT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH...STRONGEST
  GUSTS EXPECTED NEAR THE PASSES AND CANYONS.

* TIMING: WINDS INCREASING MONDAY EVENING...STRONGEST GUSTS
  EXPECTED TUESDAY EVENING. WINDS DIMINISHING WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: HIGHWAYS 14 AND 58...MOJAVE...ROSAMOND...RED
  ROCK CANYON STATE PARK...JAWBONE CANYON...AND THE EL PASO
  MOUNTAINS INCLUDING RANDSBURG.

* IMPACTS: DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL NEED TO TAKE
  CAUTION IF ENCOUNTERING AREAS OF GUSTY WINDS...STRONG CROSSWINDS
  ARE POSSIBLE AT TIMES. BLOWING DUST WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH
  VISIBILITY AT ONE MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* 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.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
439 AM MST FRI APR 18 2014

AZZ020-021-025-026-CAZ030>033-191200-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-IMPERIAL COUNTY-
439 AM MST FRI APR 18 2014 /439 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EXTREME SOUTHWEST
ARIZONA...EXTREME WEST-CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTHWEST ARIZONA...WEST-
CENTRAL ARIZONA...EXTREME SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHEAST
CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT. ONLY LOCALIZED LIGHT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED WITH THESE
STORMS...BUT LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH MAY BE POSSIBLE BELOW
THE CLOUD BASES AND EVAPORATING RAIN SHAFTS LEADING TO AREAS OF
REDUCED VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING DUST AND SAND.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
150 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

CAZ053-182300-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS
150 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE VENTURA COUNTY
MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON. AT 145 PM...A STORM WAS DEVELOPING 5 MILES
TO THE SOUTHWEST OF LOCKWOOD VALLEY...DRIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AT
AROUND 10 MPH. ANYONE PLANNING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN THE MOUNTAINS
THIS AFTERNOON SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF BRIEF
RAINFALL...GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL...AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING.

$$

GOMBERG

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