Clear Lake/Southern Lake County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch
Issued: 2:09 PM PST Jan. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory in effect from 9 PM Tuesday to 9 am PST
Wednesday...
... Gale watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday
evening...

The National Weather Service San Francisco has issued a Small
Craft Advisory... which is in effect from 9 PM Tuesday to 9 am PST
Wednesday. A gale watch has also been issued. This gale watch is
in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* Winds: S winds 25 to 35 kt developing Wednesday.

* Seas: combined seas 10 to 17 ft.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

A gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased... 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.




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