045  
WHUS76 KLOX 181156  
MWWLOX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
356 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
PZZ670-673-182000-  
/O.NEW.KLOX.SC.Y.0011.170118T1700Z-170118T2300Z/  
/O.NEW.KLOX.GL.W.0004.170118T2300Z-170119T1100Z/  
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-  
356 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 PM  
PST THIS AFTERNOON...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PST  
THURSDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A  
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
3 AM PST THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.  
THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO  
3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT ARE  
EXPECTED WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.  
 
* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 9 TO 12 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 14  
SECONDS ARE EXPECTED WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.  
 
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  
OCCURING. 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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS WILL  
EXIST FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE  
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ645-182000-  
/O.NEW.KLOX.SC.Y.0011.170118T1700Z-170118T2300Z/  
/O.NEW.KLOX.GL.W.0004.170118T2300Z-170119T1100Z/  
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-  
356 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 PM  
PST THIS AFTERNOON...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PST  
THURSDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A  
GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
3 AM PST THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.  
THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO  
3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT ARE  
EXPECTED WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.  
 
* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 14  
SECONDS ARE EXPECTED WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.  
 
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  
OCCURING. 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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS WILL  
EXIST FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE  
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ676-182000-  
/O.NEW.KLOX.SC.Y.0011.170118T2300Z-170120T1100Z/  
/O.NEW.KLOX.GL.A.0002.170120T1100Z-170121T2300Z/  
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO  
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-  
356 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
3 AM PST FRIDAY...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A  
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PST FRIDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.  
THIS GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT ARE  
POSSIBLE WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.  
 
* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 18 TO 21 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 17  
SECONDS ARE POSSIBLE WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.  
 
SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS WILL  
EXIST FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE  
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 
A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN HAZARDOUS GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO  
47 KNOTS ARE PROBABLE IN THE NEAR FUTURE...BUT THE SPECIFIC  
TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO  
PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO  
CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ650-182000-  
/O.NEW.KLOX.SC.Y.0012.170119T0500Z-170120T0500Z/  
/O.NEW.KLOX.GL.A.0002.170120T1700Z-170121T1700Z/  
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA  
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-  
356 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM  
PST THURSDAY...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY  
MORNING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A  
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING  
TO 9 PM PST THURSDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS  
GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY  
MORNING.  
 
* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT ARE  
POSSIBLE WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.  
 
* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 13 TO 16 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 15  
SECONDS ARE POSSIBLE WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.  
 
SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS WILL  
EXIST FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE  
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 
A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN HAZARDOUS GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO  
47 KNOTS ARE PROBABLE IN THE NEAR FUTURE...BUT THE SPECIFIC  
TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO  
PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO  
CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ655-182000-  
/O.NEW.KLOX.GL.A.0002.170120T1700Z-170121T2300Z/  
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA  
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-  
356 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A  
GALE WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT ARE  
POSSIBLE WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.  
 
* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 13 TO 16 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 17  
SECONDS ARE POSSIBLE WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.  
 
SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN HAZARDOUS GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO  
47 KNOTS ARE PROBABLE IN THE NEAR FUTURE...BUT THE SPECIFIC  
TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO  
PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO  
CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.  
 

 
 

 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LOSANGELES  
 
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