Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS San Francisco Bay Area, CA

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URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

PZZ570-251830-
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Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday
evening.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt with
  gusts up to 40 kt on Monday.

* SEAS...9 to 14 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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.

&&

$$

PZZ571-251830-
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Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday
evening.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt with
  gusts up to 40 kt on Monday.

* SEAS...7 to 12 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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.

&&

$$

PZZ575-251830-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-180226T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KMTR.GL.A.0002.180226T1700Z-180227T0500Z/
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday
evening.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt with
  gusts up to 40 kt on Monday.

* SEAS...8 to 10 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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.

&&

$$

PZZ576-251830-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-180226T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KMTR.GL.A.0002.180226T1700Z-180227T0500Z/
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday
evening.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt with
  gusts up to 40 kt on Monday.

* SEAS...7 to 9 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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.

&&

$$

PZZ540-251830-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-180227T0500Z/
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt on
  Monday.

* SEAS...7 to 12 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ545-251830-
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Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt on
  Monday.

* SEAS...6 to 8 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ560-251830-
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Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt.

* SEAS...4 to 6 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ565-251830-
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Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...5 to 7 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ535-251830-
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Monterey Bay-
225 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...4 to 6 feet at 15 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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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