Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 261535
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
835 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

PZZ470-262200-
/O.EXP.KEKA.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-170326T1600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0020.170326T1600Z-170326T2200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
835 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...S 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT...DIMINISHING IN
  THE EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...W 9 TO 11 FEET AROUND 8 SECONDS AND SOUTHERLY STEEP
  SEAS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-475-262200-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0040.000000T0000Z-170326T2200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
835 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...S 15 TO 25 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...W 9 TO 10 FEET AROUND 11 SECONDS TODAY AND
  SOUTHERLY STEEP SEAS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-262200-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-170326T2200Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
835 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...S 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KT.

* WAVES/SEAS...W 8 TO 10 FEET AROUND 11 SECONDS TODAY AND
  SOUTHERLY STEEP SEAS.

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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