Gale – Watch – Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater –


From Sun, Dec 25, 4:00 PM PST To Mon, Dec 26, 7:00 AM PST

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

What

For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 20 to 30 kt and seas 13 to 16 ft at 14 seconds. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt and seas 14 to 19 ft at 15 seconds are possible.

Where

Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater out to 60 nm.

When

For the Small Craft Advisory, until 4 PM PST this afternoon. For the Gale Watch, from 4 PM PST this afternoon through Monday morning.

Impacts

Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

Tips

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.

Issued By

NWS Seattle