Marine Weather Message
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WHUS76 KEKA 161547
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
847 AM PDT WED AUG 16 2017

PZZ470-170000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170816T2100Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0041.170816T2100Z-170817T1200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
847 AM PDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH 35 TO 40 KT GUSTS
  STARTING THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...STEEP N 8 TO 10 FT AROUND 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11
  TO 13 FT AT AROUND 9 SECONDS TODAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ475-170000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170818T1200Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
847 AM PDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...STEEP N 7 TO 9 FEET AT AROUND 9 SECONDS BUILDING TO 10
  TO 12 FEET TODAY.

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.

$$

PZZ450-170000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-170817T1200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
847 AM PDT WED AUG 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS
  UP TO 30 KT POSSIBLE N OF TRINIDAD HEAD.

* WAVES...STEEP N 6 TO 8 FT AT AROUND 8 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$



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