Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
844 PM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

PZZ455-011000-
/O.EXB.KEKA.SE.W.0018.000000T0000Z-141001T1000Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0072.000000T0000Z-141001T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
844 PM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AROUND MAJOR POINTS
  AND CAPES OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL EASE ON THURSDAY.

* SEAS...NW 9 TO 11 FT AT 8 SECONDS. THE HIGHEST WAVES NEAR MAJOR
  POINTS AND CAPES. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ475-011145-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-141001T1600Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
844 PM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...N 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WINDS WILL EASE WED
  NIGHT.

* SEAS...NW 12 FT AT 8 SECONDS. LARGE STEEP WAVES WILL PERSIST
  INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THEN SUBSIDE THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-011145-
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.W.0018.000000T0000Z-141002T1000Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0072.000000T0000Z-141002T1600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
844 PM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...N 20 TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WINDS WILL
  EASE ON THURSDAY.

* SEAS...NW 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. WAVES WILL SUBSIDE ON THURSDAY.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-011000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0072.000000T0000Z-141001T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
844 PM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...N 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT
  NEAR POINT SAINT GEORGE. WINDS WILL EASE WED NIGHT.

* SEAS...NW 8 TO 10 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE THURSDAY.

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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