Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 161554
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
854 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

PZZ475-170000-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-140417T0400Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
854 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHERLY 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT TODAY.

* SEAS...NORTHWESTERLY WAVES 10 TO 12 FT AROUND 8 TO 11 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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-470-170000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-140417T0400Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
854 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTHERLY 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUST AROUND 30 KT.

* SEAS...NORTHWESTERLY WAVES 8 TO 10 FT AROUND 11 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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