Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
1154 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

PZZ450-241600-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-180124T1100Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.W.0005.180124T1100Z-180124T1700Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
1154 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WAVES...Southerly building to 10 feet at 8 seconds tonight.
  Large and steep seas expected to persist Wed and Thu.

* WINDS...Southerly rising to 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt
  tonight.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-475-241600-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180124T1700Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
1154 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WAVES...Southerly building to 13 to 17 feet tonight. Large and
  steep seas expected to persist Wed and Thu.

* WINDS...Southerly 25 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt tonight.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-241600-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-180125T0000Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
1154 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
WEDNESDAY...

* WAVES...Southerly building to 8 feet at 8 seconds tonight.
  Large and steep seas expected to persist Wed and Thu.

* WINDS...Southerly rising to 20 to 30 kt late tonight and Wed
  morning. Gust around 40 kt expected near Cape Mendocino.

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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