Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
251 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...QUICKLY DETERIORATING CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS
MORNING...

WINDS WILL QUICKLY INCREASE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS
MORNING AS STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE PASSES TO OUR NORTH. STRONG
GALES AND STEEP SHORT PERIOD SEAS ARE POSSIBLE...WITH THE WORST
CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS.

PZZ450-221900-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0106.000000T0000Z-141224T2300Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
251 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
  HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE AROUND PT ST GEORGE AND CAPE
  MENDOCINO.

* SEAS...WAVES W 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS TODAY. TONIGHT...WAVES W 14
  FT AT 16 SECONDS. TUE AND TUE NIGHT...WAVES W 10 TO 11 FT NEAR
  17 SECONDS. WED...BUILDING STEEP SHORT PERIOD WAVES...NW 13 FT
  AT 10 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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-221900-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0106.000000T0000Z-141224T2300Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
251 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WED NIGHT. EXPECT
  HIGHER GUSTS AROUND CAPE MENDOCINO.

* SEAS...WAVES W 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS TODAY. TONIGHT AND
  TUE...MIXED SEAS...N 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS...AND W 12 TO 14 FT NEAR
  17 SECONDS. TUE NIGHT...WAVES W 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
  WED...BUILDING STEEP SHORT PERIOD WAVES...NW 15 FT AT 10
  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.

&&

$$

PZZ470-221900-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0106.000000T0000Z-141224T2300Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
251 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT WED NIGHT. HIGHER
  GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* SEAS...WAVES W 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS TODAY. TONIGHT...WAVES W 15
  FT AT 16 SECONDS. TUE AND TUE NIGHT...WAVES W 11 TO 12 FT NEAR
  17 SECONDS. WED...BUILDING STEEP SHORT PERIOD WAVES...NW 15 FT
  AT 10 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.

&&

$$

PZZ475-221900-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0106.000000T0000Z-141224T2300Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
251 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...TONIGHT THRU TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
  TO 25 KT. WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. HIGHER
  GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* SEAS...MIXED SEAS...N 2 FT AT 5 SECONDS...AND W 11 FT AT 14
  SECONDS TODAY. TONIGHT...MIXED SEAS...N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS...AND
  W 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS. TUE...MIXED SEAS...N 5 FT AT 6
  SECONDS...AND W 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS. TUE NIGHT...MIXED SEAS...N
  2 FT AT 5 SECONDS...AND W 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS. WED...BUILDING
  STEEP SHORT PERIOD WAVES...NW 17 FT AT 9 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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