Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
317 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

PZZ470-251830-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-170526T0100Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
317 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...N 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT TODAY.

* WAVES...N 14 TO 17 FT AT AROUND 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO
  13 FT.

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.

$$

PZZ475-251830-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-170525T1900Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
317 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY...

* WINDS...N 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT THROUGH THIS
  MORNING. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR NEAR CAPE MENDOCINO.

* WAVES...N 14 TO 17 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.

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.

$$

PZZ450-251830-
/O.EXA.KEKA.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-170526T0100Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.W.0016.000000T0000Z-170525T1600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
317 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING...
  SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

* WAVES...N 11 TO 14 FT AT 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

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 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.

$$

PZZ455-251830-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-170526T0100Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
317 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...N 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST WINDS
  NEAR CAPE MENDOCINO.

* WAVES...N 8 TO 12 FT AT AROUND 8 SECONDS. HIGHEST SEAS NEAR
  CAPE MENDOCINO.

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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