Warning Description: Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning
Warning Date: 2:45 am PST on January 19, 2017
WarningSum:...Small Craft Advisory Remains In Effect Until 10 Am Pst
Warning Message:...Gale Warning in effect from 10 am Friday to 4 PM PST
The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Gale
Warning...which is in effect from 10 am Friday to 4 PM PST
Saturday. The gale watch is no longer in effect.
* Winds...southwest to west winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt
today...increasing Friday through Saturday to 25 to 30 kt with
gusts to 35 kt.
* Waves/seas...combined seas building today to 7 to 12 feet...then
building further Friday through Saturday...to 12 to 19 feet.
* Outlook...another period of gale force winds possible Sunday
through Monday night.
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 Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and combined seas of 10 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced
mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels should
avoid navigating in these conditions.