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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
346 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

PZZ673-676-222300-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-141222T2300Z/
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-
346 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT ARE
  EXPECTED TO DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 10 TO 14 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 14
  SECONDS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
313 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

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

PZZ676-221745-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
313 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMIING 15
TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE IN THE DAY.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS
ISLAND...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
323 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
FOR THE COASTAL MOUNTAIN SLOPES AND ADJACENT FOOTHILL AREAS...

.GUSTY NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND
STRENGTHEN LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL
GRADUALLY WEAKEN FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

CAZ042-048-050-055>058-222230-
/O.UPG.KSGX.HW.A.0013.141223T0600Z-141223T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.WI.Y.0055.141223T0600Z-141224T1600Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
323 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM PST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM PST
WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS STRENGTHENING TO 20 TO
  30 MPH LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 60 MPH. WINDS GRADUALLY SUBSIDING FOR
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATION...ALONG COASTAL MOUNTAIN SLOPES AND ADJACENT FOOTHILL
  AREAS. STRONGEST WINDS FOR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS OF THE SANTA
  ANA MOUNTAINS AND THE COASTAL SLOPES OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY
  MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...THE WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN BEGINNING THIS EVENING WITH
  STRONGEST WINDS FOR LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. WINDS
  GRADUALLY SUBSIDING FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
  WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...BROKEN TREE LIMBS...DEBRIS ON ROADWAYS...AND DIFFICULT
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR 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.

&&

$$

CURRENT WIND GUST REPORTS ON THE WEB:
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/SGX/GMAP/INDEX.PHP

FOR A DETAILED MAP OF THE HAZARD:
WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=SGX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
311 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ046-221700-
/O.CAN.KLOX.HW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141222T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0086.141222T1111Z-141222T1700Z/
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...TOPANGA
311 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING.
THE HIGH WIND WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* WINDS AND TIMING...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
  THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
311 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ053-054-221700-
/O.CAN.KLOX.HW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141222T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0086.141222T1111Z-141222T1700Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...
MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
311 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING.
THE HIGH WIND WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH...STRONGEST
  THROUGH INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 75 MPH NEAR
  WHITAKER PEAK THROUGH MID MORNING THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 25
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY
  ALONG INTERSTATE 5 FROM GORMAN TO CASTAIC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
730 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-221400-
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-
730 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT
THIS WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST AS
WELL AS ELEVATED SURF FOR WEST FACING BEACHES OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES
COUNTIES.THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON ALL AREA
BEACHES TONIGHT. GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WINDS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
THE OUTER WATERS TONIGHT. GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
A LARGE PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS
WILL BE FOCUSED ACROSS THE INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR IN THE LOS ANGELES
COUNTY MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH THE SANTA YNEZ MOUNTAINS IN SANTA BARBARA
COUNTY...WHERE DAMAGING GUSTS OVER 60 MPH WILL OCCUR.

* HIGH WIND WARNING..........SEE WWUS76 KLOX - NPWLOX FOR DETAILS *

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

* GALE WARNING...............SEE WHUS76 KLOX - MWWLOX FOR DETAILS *

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

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

GUSTY NORTHEAST WIND WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA
COUNTIES MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BRINGING A WARMING AND DRYING
TREND. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE OUTER WATERS
MONDAY MORNING. THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON ALL
AREA BEACHES MONDAY.

* GALE WARNING...............SEE WHUS76 KLOX - MWWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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