Marine Weather Message
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WHUS76 KEKA 081121
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
321 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

PZZ470-081930-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0063.000000T0000Z-161209T0000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
321 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL EASE BY THIS
  AFTERNOON BUT A FEW GUSTS TO 35 KT ARE POSSIBLE AROUND PT ST
  GEORGE THROUGH THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.

* WAVES...SHORT PERIOD SOUTHERLY WAVES AROUND 13 FT TODAY...SLOWLY
  SUBSIDING THIS AFTERNOON.


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.

&&

$$

PZZ475-081230-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0063.000000T0000Z-161208T1200Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
321 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...S-SE WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 KT THROUGH EARLY
  MORNING. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY DAYBREAK.

* WAVES...SHORT PERIOD SOUTHERLY WAVES AROUND 10 FT GRADUALLY
  SUBSIDING THROUGH THE DAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-081930-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-161209T0000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
321 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...S-SE WINDS AROUND 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR CAPE
  MENDOCINO EARLY THIS MORNING. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE DAY AROUND PT ST GEORGE.

* WAVES/SEAS...SHORT PERIOD SW WAVES AROUND 9 FT TODAY SUBSIDING
  TO AROUND 7 FT 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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-081700-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-161208T1700Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
321 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...S-SE 15 TO 25 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SHORT PERIOD SW WAVES AROUND 9 FT GRADUALLY
  DIMINISHING THROUGH THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.

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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