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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:32 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST Thursday...

* winds and timing... southeast to south winds will increase to
between 20 and 30 mph this evening with gusts to 40 mph and
persist through early Thursday morning.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Major roadways that
could be affected include highways 1 and 101... and state
routes 154 and 246.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch

Statement as of 5:16 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this evening
to 9 PM PST Thursday...
... Gale watch remains in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday morning...

* winds... southeast to south winds will increase to 15 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt this evening and early Thursday morning.
Winds will diminish some Thursday night then west winds will
develop and increase to 15 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt are
possible Friday and Friday night.

* Seas... combined seas will build to 4 to 6 feet late tonight and
early Thursday morning. Seas will continue to build to 14 to 17
feet with periods around 15 seconds by Saturday morning.

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
conditions.

A gale watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future... 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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Arizona - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Georgia - Flood Warning , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Special Statement
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Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
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Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
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Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement
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Ohio - Flood Warning , Record Report
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Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
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