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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:29 PM PDT Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am Thursday to 5 am PDT
Friday for Lake Tahoe...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a lake Wind
Advisory for Lake Tahoe, which is in effect from 11 am Thursday
to 5 am PDT Friday.

* Winds: southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Wave heights: 2 to 3 feet from mid-lake to Eastern Shores.

* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
improve.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.





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