Santa Clara Valley Including San Jose Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Gale Warning, Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 9:01 PM PST Jan. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning in effect from 1 am to 7 am PST Friday...
... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from 7 am Friday to
4 am PST Saturday...

The National Weather Service San Francisco has issued a Gale
Warning... which is in effect from 1 am to 7 am PST Friday. A
Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from 7 am Friday to 4 am
PST Saturday.

* Winds: southerly winds 15 to 25 kt... increasing to 25 to 35 kt
overnight. Winds will decrease to 15 to 25 kt Friday morning.

* Seas: combined seas 13 to 17 ft at 15 seconds.

* See the coastal waters forecast (cwfmtr) or our marine Page at
http://weather.Gov/sanfrancisco/marine.Php for more details.

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 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.