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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
437 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

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PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
437 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

A SOUTHERLY SWELL GENERATED FROM HURRICANE MARIE IS FORECAST TO
IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE SWELL WILL PEAK
AT 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 TO 17 SECONDS TODAY INTO THURSDAY AND THEN
SUBSIDE INTO THE WEEKEND.

THIS SWELL POSES A THREAT TO THOSE WHO WORK OR RECREATE IN OR NEAR
THE OCEAN. MARINERS...FISHERMEN...BEACH GOERS...SURFERS...AND ABALONE
DIVERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONGER THAN TYPICAL CURRENTS
THROUGH THE WEEK AND POSSIBLY INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

OTHER THREATS INCLUDE...INCREASED SHOALING HAZARDS UPON SOUTH AND
SOUTHWEST FACING ANCHORAGES AND COVES THAT ARE TYPICALLY SHELTERED
FROM NORMALLY EXPERIENCED NORTHWEST WAVES.

$$

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
252 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

...LARGE SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE WEEK...

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MONTEREY BAY-POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
252 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

SOUTHERLY SWELL GENERATED BY HURRICANE MARIE WILL CONTINUE TO
IMPACT THE CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK
WEEK. SWELL IS FORECAST TO PEAK AT 6 TO 8 FEET WITH SWELL PERIODS
AS HIGH AS 17 SECONDS. SWELL DIRECTION WILL BE SOUTH TO SOUTH-
SOUTHEAST TODAY WHICH WILL KEEP MUCH OF THE LARGEST SWELL MORE
THAN 20 NM OFFSHORE. AS THE SWELL DIRECTION BECOMES MORE SOUTHERLY
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED CLOSER TO SHORE HOWEVER
SWELL HEIGHT WILL ALSO HAVE EASED TO 4 TO 6 FEET. SOUTHWEST SWELL
AROUND 3 FEET MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND.

MARINERS AND FISHERMEN SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONGER THAN
TYPICAL CURRENTS THROUGH THE WEEK ESPECIALLY IF THEY ARE PLANNING
ON DIVING OR ENTERING THE WATER.

$$

AC

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