Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
858 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

PZZ475-160100-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0127.000000T0000Z-171216T0500Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0055.171216T0500Z-171217T1700Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
858 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Increasing north winds to 10 to 20 kt this afternoon...
  and 20 to 30 kt tonight.

* SEAS...Seas building to 10 to 13 ft by tonight including...N 10
  ft at 9 seconds and NW 7 ft at 15 seconds.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-160100-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0127.171215T2200Z-171216T0500Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0055.171216T0500Z-171217T1100Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
858 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Increasing north winds to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon...
  and 20 to 30 kt tonight.

* SEAS...Seas building to 10 to 11 ft by tonight including...N
  10 ft at 9 seconds and NW 6 ft at 15 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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-455-160100-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0127.171215T2200Z-171217T1100Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
858 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Increasing north winds to 10 to 20 kt this afternoon...
  and 20 to 30 kt tonight. Strong wind gusts around 35 kt
  possible near Point Saint George, Cape Mendocino, and Point
  Arena.

* SEAS...Seas building to 9 to 11 ft by tonight including...N 7
  to 9 ft around 7 seconds and NW 6 to 7 ft at 15 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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