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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
243 PM PDT FRI JUL 21 2017

PZZ470-220545-
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/O.UPG.KEKA.GL.A.0020.170722T2200Z-170725T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.GL.W.0039.170722T2200Z-170725T0000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
243 PM PDT FRI JUL 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 PM PDT SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 5 PM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 5 PM PDT MONDAY. THE
GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* NORTHERLY WINDS 10 TO 15 KT THROUGH FRIDAY...INCREASING TO 15
  TO 25 KT FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 40
  KT POSSIBLE SATURDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOW SEAS THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...BUILDING TO STEEP 6 TO 7
  FEET LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. LARGER...STEEPER SEAS EXPECTED
  SATURDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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 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.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
225 PM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

California waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ820-221215-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
225 PM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft. Areas
of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
224 PM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ815-221215-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
224 PM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...N winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the US Arctic Waters

Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest one-third of
the combined wind wave and swell height. Individual waves may be
twice as high.

PKZ500-221600-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...W winds increasing to 35 kt. Gusts up to 50 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 ft increasing to 9 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt diminishing to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft decreasing to 6 ft. Fog. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the US Arctic Waters

Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest one-third of
the combined wind wave and swell height. Individual waves may be
twice as high.

PKZ505-221600-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...SE winds 30 kt becoming W after midnight. Gusts up to
50 kt. Seas 6 ft increasing to 9 ft in ice-free seas. Rain in the
evening. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft
in ice-free seas. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft decreasing to 6 ft in ice-
free seas. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft in ice-free seas.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft in ice-free seas. Rain.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft in ice-free seas.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in ice-free seas.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in ice-free seas.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the US Arctic Waters

Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest one-third of
the combined wind wave and swell height. Individual waves may be
twice as high.

PKZ510-221600-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...S winds 30 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.SAT...W winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain
in the morning. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas
10 to 12 ft. Fog.
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

LTH Jul 17

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT FRI JUL 21 2017


PZZ376-221000-
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/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0050.170723T1200Z-170725T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.W.0038.170723T0000Z-170725T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.170722T1200Z-170723T1200Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
200 PM PDT FRI JUL 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 5 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 11 PM
PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE GALE
WATCH TO A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY
TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN
ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY
TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY. IN ADDITION...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN
ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY
TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 30 KT SATURDAY...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KNOTS SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 5 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY...BECOMING
  VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS AT 10 TO 15 FEET SATURDAY EVENING
  THROUGH MONDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
  BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE SATURDAY...THEN GALES AND VERY STEEP AND
  HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
  MONDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

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