Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
946 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

PZZ450-310100-
/O.EXB.KEKA.SE.W.0018.000000T0000Z-160731T1600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0072.000000T0000Z-160804T1200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
946 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...N 5 TO 15 KT. STRONGER WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR
  POINT SAINT GEORGE.

* WAVES...N 10 TO 12 FT AROUND 10 SECONDS THROUGH THE EVENING.
  LARGE AND VERY STEEP SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF
  NEXT WEEK.

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.

$$

PZZ470-310100-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-160801T1600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
946 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...N 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 45 KT THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND.

* WAVES...EXPECT N 14 TO 16 FT AROUND 10 SECONDS THIS WEEKEND.
  LARGE AND VERY STEEP SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF
  NEXT WEEK.

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.

$$

PZZ475-310100-
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.W.0018.000000T0000Z-160801T1600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0072.000000T0000Z-160804T1200Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
946 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT
MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND 35 KT
  OFFSHORE.

* WAVES...EXPECT N 12 TO 14 FT AROUND 9 SECONDS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. LARGE AND VERY STEEP SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
  MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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.

&&

$$



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