Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 191559
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 19 2017

PZZ470-200000-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-170821T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 50 KT. WINDS
  WILL PEAK TONIGHT AND REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WAVES...N BUILDING 13 TO 16 FT AT AROUND 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.

$$

PZZ475-200000-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-170821T0600Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N 20 TO 30 KT TODAY INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 WITH GUSTS
  TO 45. WINDS WILL PEAK TONIGHT AND START TO DIMINISH ON
  SUNDAY.

* WAVES...N 9 TO 11 FT AT AROUND 9 SECONDS...BUILDING FURTHER TO
  12 TO 16 FT LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-455-200000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0087.000000T0000Z-170821T0600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NEAR POINT ST GEORGE AND CAPE
  MENDOCINO WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 40 KT.


* WAVES...NW 7 TO 10 FT AT AROUND 9 SECONDS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT
  AT AROUND 10 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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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