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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
846 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

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.

PZZ820-261630-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
846 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
846 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

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.

PZZ825-261630-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
846 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10
TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
430 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

PZZ131-132-260730-
/O.UPG.KSEW.SC.Y.0119.000000T0000Z-160526T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0047.160525T2330Z-160526T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0120.160526T0600Z-160526T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0030.160527T0000Z-160527T1200Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
430 PM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
PDT THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT THURSDAY. THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND/WAVES...WEST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING WITH 3 TO 6 FT WIND WAVES. WIND POSSIBLY RISING TO 25
  TO 35 KT THURSDAY EVENING WITH 4 TO 6 FT WIND WAVES.

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.

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.

&&

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
317 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE BERING SEA

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ413-261330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
317 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...S WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
317 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE
ALASKA PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS UP TO 100 NM OUT.

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ173-261245-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
317 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
317 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE
ALASKA PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS UP TO 100 NM OUT.

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ175-261245-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
317 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
317 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE
ALASKA PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS UP TO 100 NM OUT.

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ176-261245-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
317 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

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