Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
315 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...LARGE WESTERLY SWELL TO BUILD INTO THE WATERS FRIDAY INTO
FRIDAY NIGHT...

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PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
315 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT THIS EVENING.
  SOUTHERLY WINDS DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT BY FRIDAY MORNING AND
  THEN INCREASING ON SATURDAY TO 20 TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...A MIX OF SOUTHERLY AND WESTERLY WAVES TODAY AND TONIGHT.
  SOUTHERLY 6 TO 10 FEET AT 7 SECONDS THIS EVENING THEN SUBSIDING.
  WESTERLY 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT THEN
  BUILDING TO 18 TO 20 FT AT 18 SECONDS BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING. SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR
LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN.  IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
315 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST AROUND CAPE MENDOCINO
  TONIGHT. WINDS EASING ON FRIDAY AND REMAINING LIGHT FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* SEAS...WESTERLY 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS THROUGH TONIGHT THEN
  BUILDING TO 18 TO 20 FT AT 18 SECONDS BY FRIDAY NIGHT. SEAS WILL
  REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR
LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN.  IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
315 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH TONIGHT THEN BECOMING
  LIGHT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...WESTERLY 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS THROUGH TONIGHT THEN
  BUILDING TO 18 TO 20 FT AT 18 SECONDS BY FRIDAY NIGHT. SEAS WILL
  REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR
LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN.  IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
315 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS 20 TO 20 KT. A FEW GUSTS TO 35 KT
  POSSIBLE. WINDS EASING BY FRIDAY MORNING AND BECOMING LIGHT.
  SOUTH WIND INCREASING AGAIN ON SATURDAY IN ADVANCE OF A WARM
  FRONT.

* SEAS...WESTERLY 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS THROUGH TONIGHT THEN
  BUILDING TO 18 TO 20 FT AT 18 SECONDS BY FRIDAY NIGHT. SEAS WILL
  REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR
LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN.  IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$



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