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Gale Warning


PZZ820-251045-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
309 PM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT
BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
246 PM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

PZZ475-250600-
/O.EXP.KEKA.SC.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-140724T2200Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.W.0017.140724T2200Z-140727T0600Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
246 PM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.
THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.


* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT THROUGH SAT
  NIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING SHORT PERIOD NORTHERLY WAVES REACHING 12 FEET THIS
  EVENING. SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


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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