Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1158 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

PZZ450-470-210400-
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/O.NEW.KEKA.SE.W.0012.170220T2000Z-170221T1100Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0007.170221T1100Z-170221T1700Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
1158 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM TUESDAY... ...GALE
WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

* WINDS...S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH
  GUSTS AROUND 40 KT EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...SW TO W 12 TO 14 FT AROUND 13 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS ARE
IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN
PORT,OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL VESSELS
SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR
TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS 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.

$$

PZZ455-475-210400-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-170221T1100Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0007.170221T1100Z-170221T1700Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
1158 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

* WINDS...S 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
  40 KT EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...SW TO W 12 TO 14 FT AT AROUND 13 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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS 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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