Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 251048
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
248 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014


PZZ475-251700-
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-141225T1700Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
248 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...NW 20 TO 30 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
  25 KT TONIGHT.

* SEAS...NW 15 TO 17 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TO
  AROUND 14 FEET AT 13 SECONDS TODAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-251900-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SE.W.0024.000000T0000Z-141225T1700Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0107.000000T0000Z-141226T0500Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
248 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NW 15 TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...NW 12 TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-470-251900-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0107.000000T0000Z-141226T0500Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.W.0024.000000T0000Z-141225T1700Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
248 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NW 15 TO 25 KT. STRONGEST WINDS SOUTH OF TRINIDAD.

* SEAS...NW 12 TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$


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