Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
815 PM PST THU NOV 23 2017

PZZ470-241215-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0031.171125T2300Z-171126T1100Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
815 PM PST THU NOV 23 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...S INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT BY
  LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...S BUILDING TO 13 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS BY SATURDAY
  NIGHT ALONG WITH NW SWELL BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED, BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

$$

PZZ475-241215-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0031.171126T0200Z-171126T0800Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
815 PM PST THU NOV 23 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SATURDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...S INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT BY
  SATURDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...S BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS BY SATURDAY
  NIGHT ALONG WITH NW SWELL BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED, BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

$$



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