High winds from the North East forced made boating and other water sports
activities unsafe Saturday afternoon and evening. The Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol
says there’s a small craft advisory for inner water and a gale warning for outer waters.
As ofSaturday evening the SB Harbor Patrol reports a successful wind-related
rescue and a successful retrieval of stranded equipment also due to the high winds.
The whipping winds forced boaters to stay on shore and alsoscratched boat rentals.
In the meantime in Santa Barbara County the winds are expected to calm down
and in Ventura County the high winds are expecetd to remain until Sunday.