Marine Weather Message
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WHUS76 KEKA 081657
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

PZZ470-082000-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0063.000000T0000Z-161208T2000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

* WINDS...GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THIS MORNING. A FEW GUSTS TO 35 KT
  ARE POSSIBLE AROUND PT ST GEORGE THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...SHORT PERIOD SOUTHERLY WAVES AROUND 12 FT THIS
  MORNING...SLOWLY SUBSIDING THIS AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-090000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-161209T0000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...S TO SE 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 30 TO 35 KT NEAR CAPE
  MENDOCINO THIS MORNING. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE DAY AROUND PT ST GEORGE.

* WAVES/SEAS...SHORT PERIOD SW WAVES AROUND 10 FT TODAY SUBSIDING
  TO AROUND 7 FT TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-475-082000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-161208T2000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

* WINDS...S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT THIS MORNING DECREASING TO 10 TO 20
  KT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...SHORT PERIOD SW WAVES AROUND 10 FT GRADUALLY
  SUBSIDING THIS AFTERNOON.

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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