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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
807 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

PZZ670-673-676-240000-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-170425T1000Z/
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-
807 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT ARE
  EXPECTED WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 11 TO 14 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 13
  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
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.

&&

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ828-240300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING OT 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ925-240300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR SW PORTION SW 10
TO 15 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT OR HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT THROUGHOUT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ830-240300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ833-240300-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION E TO SE 5 TO 15
KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT...THEN 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE AND INCREASING TO 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ930-240300-
HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR BETWEEN 100 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION N TO NE
10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11
FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ835-240300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION NE 10 TO 15
KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ935-240300-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N EAST OF 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...EXCEPT BECOMING
SCATTERED OVER NW PORTION.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

CARIBBEAN SEA
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1021 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO
22N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W...THE SW N ATLANTIC S OF 31N W OF 65W
INCLUDING BAHAMAS...AND THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

AMZ113-240230-
ATLANTIC FROM 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W-
1021 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
317 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ840-232215-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
317 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

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