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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
218 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017



PZZ545-220500-
/O.EXT.KMTR.RB.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170222T0500Z/
/O.EXT.KMTR.SW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170222T0500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT CALIFORNIA OUT TO
10 NM-
218 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

PZZ540-560-565-570-571-575-576-220500-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170222T0500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES CALIFORNIA OUT TO
10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS CALIFORNIA OUT TO
10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS
CALIFORNIA OUT TO 10 NM-WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10-
60 NM-WATERS FROM POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10-60 NM-
WATERS FROM PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10-60 NM-
WATERS FROM POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10-60 NM-
218 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$



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