Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
828 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...LARGE LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO
THE WATERS TONIGHT...

PZZ470-201230-
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.W.0022.000000T0000Z-141220T1700Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0106.141220T0500Z-141221T1100Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
828 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...S WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30
  KT TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME SW 20 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO 35 KT SATURDAY MORNING...THEN BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATE
  SATURDAY.

* SEAS...W SWELL BUILDING TO 20 FT AT 18 SECONDS THIS EVENING. S
  SHORT PERIOD SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE TONIGHT AND ON
  SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS ARE
IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN
PORT...OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL VESSELS
SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR
TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

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.

$$

PZZ450-455-475-201230-
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.W.0022.000000T0000Z-141220T1700Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
828 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* SEAS...W SWELL BUILDING TO 18 TO 20 FT AT 18 SECONDS THIS
  EVENING. SW SHORT PERIOD SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT LATE TONIGHT
  AND ON SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS ARE
IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN
PORT...OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL VESSELS
SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR
TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

$$



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