Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...RESENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
235 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

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CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
235 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT TONIGHT. NEAR GALES EXPECTED THU
  THROUGH FRI WITH GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...NW 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS TONIGHT...BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT THU
  THROUGH FRI. SEAS REMAINING STEEP AND ELEVATED THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-260545-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0060.160525T2300Z-160528T0600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
235 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 KT AROUND PT ST
  GEORGE THU AND FRI.

* SEAS...NW 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS TONIGHT...THEN 9 TO 11 FT THU AND
  FRI.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-260545-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-160528T0600Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
235 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 KT AROUND CAPE
  MENDOCINO THU AND FRI.

* SEAS...NW 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS TONIGHT...BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT THU
  THROUGH FRI.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-260545-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0060.160525T2300Z-160527T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.GL.A.0018.160527T0000Z-160528T0600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
235 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT TONIGHT. NEAR GALES EXPECTED THU
  THROUGH FRI WITH GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...NW 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS TONIGHT...BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT THU
  THROUGH FRI. SEAS REMAINING STEEP AND ELEVATED THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND.


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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