Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
230 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

PZZ450-470-211700-
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-170221T1700Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
230 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT EASING TO
  10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KT.

* WAVES...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 12 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.

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.

$$

PZZ455-475-211830-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-170221T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.SC.Y.0025.170221T1100Z-170222T0500Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
230 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING.

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

* WAVES...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 12 FT AROUND 11 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.

&&

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