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URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Strong and gusty north winds expected across the coastal
waters in the post frontal environment...

PZZ540-170115-
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/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0267.000000T0000Z-171217T2300Z/
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

* SEAS...10 to 13 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ565-170115-
/O.EXP.KMTR.SC.Y.0266.000000T0000Z-171216T1700Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-171217T0500Z/
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* SEAS...11 to 16 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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.

&&

$$

PZZ570-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-171217T1100Z/
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...North 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* SEAS...13 to 16 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ571-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-171217T0500Z/
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...North 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* SEAS...14 to 16 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ575-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-171217T0500Z/
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...North 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* SEAS...14 to 16 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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 Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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.

&&

$$

PZZ576-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-171217T0500Z/
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...North 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* SEAS...14 to 17 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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 Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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.

&&

$$

PZZ545-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0266.000000T0000Z-171217T1100Z/
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...North 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

* SEAS...11 to 13 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ560-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0266.000000T0000Z-171217T1700Z/
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...North 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

* SEAS...10 to 14 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ530-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0266.000000T0000Z-171217T1100Z/
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...North 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ531-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0266.000000T0000Z-171217T1100Z/
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...North 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ535-170115-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0266.000000T0000Z-171217T1100Z/
Monterey Bay-
902 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

* SEAS...7 to 12 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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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