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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
856 AM PDT WED JUL 27 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.

PZZ820-280500-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
856 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT AND THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
852 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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.

PZZ815-280500-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
852 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
845 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

PZZ470-272345-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-160729T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
845 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...N 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. GALE CONDITIONS
  WILL CONTINUE MOST OF THIS WEEK.

* WAVES...N 10 TO 13 FT AROUND 9 SECONDS.

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.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
400 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

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

PKZ052-280100-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
400 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALE WARNING THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT LATE. SEAS 9 FT. SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. S SWELL. SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT BECOMING W. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ119-280015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
253 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
317 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALES TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO...

.A STRONG AND PERSISTENT THERMAL TROUGH ALONG THE COAST AND HIGH
PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE STRONG NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO
VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS INTO THE WEEKEND. GALES WILL CONTINUE
SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO BEYOND ROUGHLY 5 NM FROM SHORE WITH SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS ELSEWHERE. SEAS WILL BUILD TO WARNING
LEVELS FOR SOME AREAS NORTH OF CAPE BLANCO AT TIMES, MAINLY IN THE
EVENING HOURS. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST AND SEAS WILL BE STEEPEST
DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. STORM FORCE GUSTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN OUTER WATERS FROM TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY.

PZZ356-272300-
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-160801T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-160801T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
317 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE: NORTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 KT. INSIDE 5 NM: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
  35 KT.

* SEAS...BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE: VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 8 TO
  13 FEET. INSIDE 5 NM: STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 10 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS WILL OCCUR IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS AND BEYOND 5 NM
  FROM SHORE. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER AND SEAS LESS HAZARDOUS
  WITHIN A MILE OR TWO OF BROOKINGS...ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT...
  HOWEVER CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT SHOULD STILL BE
  EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
317 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALES TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO...

.A STRONG AND PERSISTENT THERMAL TROUGH ALONG THE COAST AND HIGH
PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE STRONG NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO
VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS INTO THE WEEKEND. GALES WILL CONTINUE
SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO BEYOND ROUGHLY 5 NM FROM SHORE WITH SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS ELSEWHERE. SEAS WILL BUILD TO WARNING
LEVELS FOR SOME AREAS NORTH OF CAPE BLANCO AT TIMES, MAINLY IN THE
EVENING HOURS. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST AND SEAS WILL BE STEEPEST
DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. STORM FORCE GUSTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN OUTER WATERS FROM TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY.

PZZ376-272300-
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-160801T1200Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
317 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. STORM FORCE
  GUSTS UP TO 50 KT POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
  EVENING.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 10 TO 16 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS WILL OCCUR IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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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