Marine Weather Message
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WHUS76 KEKA 061629
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
829 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

PZZ470-475-070030-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-161207T2100Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0063.161207T2100Z-161208T1800Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
829 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM
PST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...GUSTS UP TO 30 KT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING.
  SOUTHERLY GALES WILL DEVELOP LATE WEDNESDAY WITH GUSTS AROUND
  45 KT EXPECTED BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL EASE THROUGH DAY
  ON THU.

* WAVES...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 10 TO 11 FT THROUGH THIS EVENING.
  SEAS WILL SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT AND REMAIN LOW THROUGH MIDDAY WED.
  LARGE STEEP SOUTHERLY WAVES WILL BUILD WED NIGHT AND PEAK NEAR
  15 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-455-070030-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-161207T0500Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
829 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY AND INCREASE ON WED. A
  BRIEF PERIOD OF GALE FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT.

* WAVES...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 10 FT THROUGH THIS EVENING. SEAS
  WILL SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT AND REMAIN LOWER THROUGH MIDDAY WED.
  STEEP SOUTHERLY WAVES WILL BUILD WED NIGHT WITH INCREASING
  WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE
HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

$$


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