Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
257 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

PZZ470-100700-
/O.EXP.KEKA.SC.Y.0119.000000T0000Z-161209T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.SW.Y.0003.161211T0200Z-161212T0200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
257 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
SATURDAY TO 6 PM PST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
SATURDAY TO 6 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...NW 9 TO 10 FEET AT 10 TO 12 SECONDS

* THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THAT WAS IN EFFECT FROM LAST NIGHT
  THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON WAS ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

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