High Wind Advisory for Point Reyes National Seashore on Monday, April 8, 2013

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Date: 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.

-NPS-

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Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(415) 464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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