Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
217 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

PZZ470-040530-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0052.160503T2200Z-160504T1900Z/
/O.UPG.KEKA.GL.A.0016.160504T1900Z-160507T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.GL.W.0034.160504T1900Z-160507T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
217 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM PDT
SATURDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT BY THIS EVENING. GUSTS TO
  GALE FORCE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...NW BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS TONIGHT. WAVES
  FURTHER BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT LATE IN THE WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ450-040530-
/O.EXB.KEKA.SC.Y.0052.160504T1900Z-160507T1800Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
217 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 11 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY.

* WAVES...NW BUILDING TO 8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS WED. FURTHER
  BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT LATE IN THE WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

PZZ475-040530-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0052.160503T2200Z-160505T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.SE.A.0002.160505T0100Z-160507T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
217 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY THIS EVENING. OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO GALE FORCE BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...NW BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS TONIGHT. WAVES
  FURTHER BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT LATE IN THE WEEK.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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.

&&

$$



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