Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
844 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

PZZ475-291000-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-160429T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
844 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...N 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT THROUGH LATE
  TONIGHT. WINDS WILL DIMINISH SLIGHTLY ON FRIDAY...BUT ARE
  EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO NEAR GALE STRENGTH AGAIN SATURDAY.

* WAVES...N 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. STEEP
  WAVES WILL SUBSIDE SOMEWHAT ON FRIDAY AND BUILD AGAIN ON
  SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-470-291145-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-160429T1600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
844 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 KT THROUGH TONIGHT.
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH SLIGHTLY ON FRIDAY...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO
  INCREASE AGAIN SATURDAY.

* WAVES...N 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
  STEEP WAVES WILL SUBSIDE SOMEWHAT ON FRIDAY AND BUILD AGAIN ON
  SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-291145-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-160430T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
844 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NW 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 KT THROUGH TONIGHT.
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH SLIGHTLY ON FRIDAY...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO
  INCREASE AGAIN SATURDAY.

* WAVES...NW 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. STEEP
  WAVES WILL SUBSIDE SOMEWHAT FRIDAY AND BUILD AGAIN ON
  SATURDAY.

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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