2014 Changes to the Superintendent's Compendium
Point Reyes National Seashore will be including an unmanned aircraft closure to the Superintendent's Compendium. The NPS invites the public to submit written suggestions, comments, and concerns about this change. Comment deadline is August 19. More »
High Wind Advisory for Point Reyes National Seashore on Monday, April 8, 2013
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
The National Weather Service report for this morning has issued a high wind advisory now in effect until 8 pm this evening.
The average wind speeds last evening were clocked at 40 miles per hour near the Point Reyes Lighthouse, with a peak wind speed of 75 miles per hour. The stairs leading down to the Point Reyes Lighthouse close when wind speeds exceed 40 miles per hour.
The National Weather Service report also stated possible impacts from these high winds include loose outside items could be blown around or damaged and difficult driving conditions exist especially for high profile vehicles.
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