Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 180431
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
831 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

PZZ450-475-181245-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170118T1100Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0003.170118T1100Z-170118T2300Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
831 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 40 KT TONIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH
  GUST AROUND 45 KT ON WEDNESDAY. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR
  CAPE MENDOCINO AND POINT SAINT GEORGE. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET AT 14 SECONDS BUILDING TO 11 TO
  14 FEET AROUND 14 SECONDS TONIGHT THEN AROUND 15 FEET AT 13
  SECONDS ON WEDNESDAY. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 25 FEET OR HIGHER
  AROUND 18 SECONDS ON FRIDAY.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-181245-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0006.170118T0500Z-170118T1700Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0003.170118T1700Z-170118T2300Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
831 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM PST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WINDS
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT WEDNESDAY.
  STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR CAPE MENDOCINO. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FEET
  AROUND 14 SECONDS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. SEAS WILL BUILD TO
  AROUND 25 FEET OR HIGHER AROUND 18 SECONDS ON FRIDAY.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-181245-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170118T2300Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
831 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 WITH GUSTS
  AROUND 40 KT TONIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 50 KT ACROSS THE NORTHERN PORTIONS LATE TONIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH WEDNESDAY
  EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS SOUTH AROUND 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND WEST AROUND
  11 TO 14 FEET AT 15 SECONDS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 25 FEET OR
  HIGHER AROUND 18 SECONDS ON FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$



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