Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
324 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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/O.NEW.KEKA.GL.A.0016.160504T1900Z-160507T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
324 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT BY THIS EVENING. GUSTS TO
  GALE FORCE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...NW BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS TONIGHT. WAVES
  FURTHER BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT LATE IN THE WEEK.

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 WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

$$

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/O.NEW.KEKA.SC.Y.0052.160503T2200Z-160507T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
324 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 AM SATURDAY...

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY THIS EVENING. OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO GALE FORCE BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...NW BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS TONIGHT. WAVES
  FURTHER BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT LATE IN THE WEEK.

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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