Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
321 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
321 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST
FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 4 PM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST
FRIDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 4 PM PST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 KT TODAY INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 KT WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BE HIGHER NEAR CAPE MENDOCINO
  AND POINT SAINT GEORGE

* WAVES/SEAS...WEST 13 TO 14 FEET AROUND 14 SECONDS TODAY
  BUILDING TO 15 TO 18 FEET AROUND 15 SECONDS TONIGHT AND
  FRIDAY. BUILDING TO 24 FEET OR HIGHER AROUND 18 SECONDS BY
  FRIDAY NIGHT.

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.

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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/O.NEW.KEKA.SE.W.0006.170120T1200Z-170122T0000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
321 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST
FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 4 PM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 4 PM PST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 10 TO 20 KT TODAY INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...WEST AROUND 15 FEET AT 15 SECONDS TODAY BUILDING
  TO 18 TO 20 FEET AROUND 16 SECONDS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.
  BUILDING TO 25 TO 30 FEET AROUND 18 SECONDS BY FRIDAY NIGHT.

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.

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.

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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