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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
210 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

PZZ676-191730-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
210 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 18 SECONDS. W SWELL UP TO 16 FEET NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
.SAT NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT
BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO
15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
210 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

PZZ676-192215-
/O.EXB.KLOX.SW.Y.0035.141220T1100Z-141221T1100Z/
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
210 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
SATURDAY TO 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
3 AM SATURDAY TO 3 AM PST SUNDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

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Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
501 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

PZZ645-650-670-673-676-191915-
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-
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-
501 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...LARGE SEAS EXPECTED TO BUILD OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY...

A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WITH A LONG PERIOD WILL BUILD RAPIDLY
ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS AND ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. DANGEROUS BREAKING WAVES WILL BE LIKELY
AT THE MORRO BAY HARBOR ENTRANCE AND POSSIBLY THE VENTURA HARBOR
THIS WEEKEND. THESE CONDITIONS HAVE A HISTORY OF CAPSIZING VESSELS
OF VARIOUS SIZES RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH EVEN TO THE
MOST EXPERIENCED MARINERS.

MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO REMAIN IN SAFE HARBOR OR AVOID HARBOR
ENTRANCES UNTIL SEA CONDITIONS IMPROVE. PRIOR TO ENTERING HARBOR
ENTRANCES...IT IS ADVISED TO CONTACT LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOR THE
LATEST WEATHER AND SEA CONDITIONS FOR SAFE PASSING. FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION...CONTINUE TO MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR
THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION.

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SUKUP/HALL


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-201400-
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 FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
TODAY...AND WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE TIME OF
HIGH TIDE.

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

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

* COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT...SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY...AND WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ALONG
THE CENTRAL COAST. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING
THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

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

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

* COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT...SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

THOMPSON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
549 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-201300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
549 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A MOIST WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BACK
INTO NORTHWEST UTAH BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THIS PRECIPITATION
WILL SPREAD EAST ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST
WYOMING TONIGHT. VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL SEE A MIX OF RAIN AND
SNOW...WITH A COUPLE OF INCHES OF ACCUMULATION IN THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING BEGINNING LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY. LOWER SNOW
LEVELS SATURDAY NIGHT WILL LEAD TO A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
VALLEYS...WITH SNOW FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. RISING SNOW LEVELS
SUNDAY WILL TURN MOST PRECIPITATION TO RAIN IN THE VALLEYS WITH
PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER MOUNTAIN
VALLEYS. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO EXIST ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN
SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL
OF THE NORTHERN UTAH MOUNTAINS BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT EXPANDING EAST FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL
BEGIN DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS TO THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA TUESDAY
AND THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY WEDNESDAY. BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
PRECIPITATION WILL RETURN TO WESTERN UTAH AS THE NEXT AND
POTENTIALLY STRONG STORM SYSTEM ENTERS THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN.
THIS STORM WILL MOVE EAST INTO THE OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY...
BRINGING THE POSSIBILITY OF WIDESPREAD SNOW AND COLDER
TEMPERATURES FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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