Redwood Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 08:32 PST Jan. 16, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM Tuesday to
9 am PST Thursday...

* winds... NW around 5 kt today becoming southerly 5 to 10 kt
tonight. Increasing to 10 to 15 kt Tuesday night and 20 to 30
kt Wednesday.

* Waves/seas... W 7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds building to 10 to 14
feet around 14 seconds Tuesday night building to around 15
feet on Wednesday and to 20 to 24 feet on Friday.

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.