Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
437 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

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PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
437 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

A SOUTHERLY SWELL GENERATED FROM HURRICANE MARIE IS FORECAST TO
IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE SWELL WILL PEAK
AT 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 TO 17 SECONDS TODAY INTO THURSDAY AND THEN
SUBSIDE INTO THE WEEKEND.

THIS SWELL POSES A THREAT TO THOSE WHO WORK OR RECREATE IN OR NEAR
THE OCEAN. MARINERS...FISHERMEN...BEACH GOERS...SURFERS...AND ABALONE
DIVERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONGER THAN TYPICAL CURRENTS
THROUGH THE WEEK AND POSSIBLY INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

OTHER THREATS INCLUDE...INCREASED SHOALING HAZARDS UPON SOUTH AND
SOUTHWEST FACING ANCHORAGES AND COVES THAT ARE TYPICALLY SHELTERED
FROM NORMALLY EXPERIENCED NORTHWEST WAVES.

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