Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 171516
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
816 AM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

PZZ470-172330-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-170821T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
816 AM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 TO 40 KT.

* WAVES...STEEP N 11 TO 13 FT AT AROUND 9 SECONDS. BUILDING
  FURTHER TO 12 TO 15 FEET THIS WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ475-172330-
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.W.0019.000000T0000Z-170817T1600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170821T0400Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
816 AM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

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

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...STEEP N 9 TO 10 FT AROUND 9 SECONDS...BUILDING FURTHER
  TO 11 TO 13 FT THIS 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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-172330-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-170821T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
816 AM PDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N TO 5 TO 10 KT. STRONGER WINDS AROUND 25 KT WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 KT LIKELY NEAR POINT SAINT GEORGE.

* WAVES...STEEP N 7 TO 10 FT AROUND 8 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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