Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
230 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

PZZ470-475-301730-
/O.CAN.KEKA.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-160430T1000Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.W.0033.160430T0930Z-160501T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
230 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO 15 TO 25 KT SUNDAY MORNING THEN 10 TO 15 KT
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...N TO NW BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT AROUND 10 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-455-301730-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-160501T0600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
230 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KT. WINDS WILL
  DIMINISH TO 5 TO 10 KT SUNDAY.

* WAVES...NW BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT AROUND 10 SECONDS.

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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