Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
302 PM PDT SUN AUG 20 2017

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PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
302 PM PDT SUN AUG 20 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...N 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. WINDS WILL REMAIN
  GUSTY THROUGH TONIGHT.

* WAVES...N 13 TO 16 FT AT AROUND 11 SECONDS.

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.

$$

PZZ450-210615-
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/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0087.000000T0000Z-170821T1800Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
302 PM PDT SUN AUG 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...N 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NEAR POINT ST GEORGE AND CAPE
  MENDOCINO WHERE WINDS WILL GUST TO AROUND 35 KT.

* WAVES...NW 9 TO 14 FT AT AROUND 10 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED. 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.

$$

PZZ455-210615-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0087.000000T0000Z-170821T1200Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
302 PM PDT SUN AUG 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...N 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NEAR POINT ST GEORGE AND CAPE
  MENDOCINO WHERE WINDS WILL GUST TO AROUND 35 KT.

* WAVES...NW 8 TO 12 FT AT AROUND 10 SECONDS 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.

$$



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