San Luis Obispo County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:08 PM PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 2 am to 2 PM PST Sunday...

* winds... south winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph are
expected to develop later tonight and continue through Sunday.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Since the soils are
wet... there is a heightened potential for downed trees and
power lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving... use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.

Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning
Issued: 2:14 PM PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST this
... Gale Warning remains in effect from 9 PM this evening to noon
PST Sunday...

* winds... south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt are
expected when winds are strongest.

* Seas... combined seas of 23 to 26 feet with periods around 17
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

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