Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 172326
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
426 PM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

PZZ470-180730-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-170821T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
426 PM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT.

* WAVES...N 12 TO 15 FT AT 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.

$$

PZZ475-180730-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170821T0400Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
426 PM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.

* WAVES...N 9 TO 11 FT AT AROUND 9 SECONDS...BUILDING FURTHER TO
  11 TO 14 FT THIS WEEKEND.

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.

$$

PZZ450-180730-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-170821T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
426 PM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT NEAR
  POINT SAINT GEORGE.

* WAVES...NW 7 TO 10 FT AT AROUND 9 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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