Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 280524
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
924 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0118.150228T0524Z-150301T1100Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
924 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NW 10 TO 20 KT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...STEEP NORTHERLY WAVES 7 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS 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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-281330-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0117.000000T0000Z-150228T2000Z/
/O.UPG.KEKA.GL.A.0005.150301T0000Z-150301T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.GL.W.0005.150228T2000Z-150301T1100Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
924 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 3 AM PST
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...N 10 TO 20 KT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING THEN INCREASING
  TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* WAVES...STEEP NORTHERLY WAVES AROUND 9 FT AROUND 9 SECONDS
  THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 15 FT AROUND 10
  SECONDS BY SATURDAY EVENING.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-281330-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0117.150228T0524Z-150301T1100Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
924 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT BY SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...STEEP NORTHERLY WAVES AROUND 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING. STEEP NORTHERLY WAVES WILL BUILD TO AROUND 11
  FT AT 11 SECONDS BY SATURDAY EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ475-281330-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0117.000000T0000Z-150301T1700Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.SE.A.0002.150228T2300Z-150301T1100Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
924 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NW 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT SATURDAY
  EVENING. GUSTS TO 40 KT POSSIBLE.

* WAVES...STEEP NORTHERLY WAVES 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS THROUGH EARLY
  SATURDAY. STEEP NORTHERLY WAVES WILL BUILD TO 11 TO 14 FT AROUND
  11 SECONDS BY SATURDAY EVENING.

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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