Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 160449
MWWEKA

Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
849 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

PZZ475-161300-
/O.EXP.KEKA.SC.Y.0127.000000T0000Z-171216T0500Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0055.171216T0500Z-171217T1700Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
849 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...North winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt tonight with
  gusts around 45 kt.

* SEAS...Seas building to 10 to 13 ft by tonight including...N 12
  ft at 9 seconds and NW 6 ft at 14 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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-161300-
/O.EXP.KEKA.SC.Y.0127.000000T0000Z-171216T0500Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0055.171216T0500Z-171217T1100Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
849 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...North 20 to 30 kt tonight. Peak gusts will be around 40
  kt.

* SEAS...Seas building to 10 to 11 ft by tonight including...N 10
  ft at 9 seconds and NW 5 ft at 14 seconds.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-161300-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0127.000000T0000Z-171216T0600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0055.171216T0600Z-171216T1600Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
849 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...North winds 20 to 30 kt tonight. Strong wind gusts
  around 40 kt possible near Cape Mendocino and Point Arena.


* SEAS...Seas building to 9 to 12 ft by tonight including...N 8 to
  11 ft around 9 seconds and NW 5 ft at 14 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.

$$

PZZ450-161300-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0127.000000T0000Z-171217T1100Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
849 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...North winds 20 to 30 kt tonight. Strong wind gusts
  around 35 kt possible near Point Saint George and up to 40 kt
  around Cape Mendocino

* SEAS...Seas building to 9 to 11 ft by tonight including...N 8 to
  10 ft around 8 seconds and NW 5 to 6 ft at 14 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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