Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 250156
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
556 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

A COLD FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL EXIT THE REGION TONIGHT.

PZZ450-250500-
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-141225T0500Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
556 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

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

* WINDS...NW 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING BY MID TO LATE EVENING.
  STRONGEST WINDS SOUTH OF TRINIDAD.

* SEAS...NW 12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS TONIGHT. SEAS WILL REMAIN
  ELEVATED ON THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-250500-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-141225T0500Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
556 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

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

* WINDS...NW 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING BY LATE EVENING.

* SEAS...NW 14 TO 17 FT AT 9 SECONDS TONIGHT. SEAS WILL REMAIN
  ELEVATED ON THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-250800-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-141225T0800Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
556 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* WINDS...NW 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING BY MIDNIGHT.

* SEAS...NW 16 TO 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS TONIGHT. SEAS WILL REMAIN
  ELEVATED ON THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ475-251000-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-141225T1100Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
556 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

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

* WINDS...NW 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT ON THU.

* SEAS...NW 18 TO 20 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED
  ON THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$



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