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Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
857 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ450-475-210100-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180121T1100Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0003.180121T1100Z-180122T0100Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
857 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES...West 10 to 15 feet at 12 to 14 seconds through
  Saturday night. Southerly wind waves will increase to 10 to 12
  feet on Sunday, while a long period westerly swell rebuilds to
  12 to 16 feet.

* WINDS...Southerly winds gusting to 40 kt during Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous wave conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those
operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

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.

&&

$$

Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
857 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ455-210100-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180121T1800Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0003.180121T1800Z-180122T0100Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
857 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WAVES...West 10 to 15 feet at 12 to 15 seconds through
  Saturday night. Southerly wind waves will increase to around
  10 feet during Sunday, while a long period westerly swell
  builds to 14 feet.

* WINDS...Southerly winds gusting to 40 kt during Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous wave conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those
operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

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.

&&

$$

Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
857 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ470-210100-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180121T1100Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0004.180121T1100Z-180122T0100Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
857 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 5 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WAVES...West 10 to 15 feet at 14 seconds through early
  Saturday night. Southerly wind waves will increase to 10 to 12
  feet on Sunday, while a long period westerly swell builds to
  14 to 16 feet.

* WINDS...Southerly winds from 25 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt
  on Sunday.

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.

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous wave conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those
operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ571-210045-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-180122T1100Z/
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...9 to 14 feet at 13 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ545-210045-
/O.CON.KMTR.RB.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-180121T0500Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-180122T1100Z/
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...6 to 11 feet at 13 seconds.

* FIRST EBB...1.5 knots at 6:07 AM Friday.

* SECOND EBB...3 knots at 5:37 PM Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near harbor
entrances.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ575-210045-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-180121T1100Z/
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...11 to 13 feet at 13 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ540-210045-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-180122T1100Z/
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...9 to 14 feet at 13 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ560-210045-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-180121T1100Z/
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...8 to 12 feet at 13 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves are expected to produce hazardous wave
conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ570-210045-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-180122T1100Z/
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
834 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...11 to 16 feet at 13 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or steep waves 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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