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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ575-251230-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.000000T0000Z-141025T2200Z/
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ576-251230-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.141025T1000Z-141025T2200Z/
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ560-565-251230-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.141025T1000Z-141025T2200Z/
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ530-251230-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.141025T1000Z-141025T2200Z/
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ545-251230-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.000000T0000Z-141025T2200Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.RB.Y.0023.141025T1200Z-141026T0400Z/
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
TO 9 PM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT SEAS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE HAZARDOUS TO MARINERS. BOATS SMALLER THAN 10 METERS SHOULD
EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION ON THE SAN FRANCISCO BAR.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ540-251230-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.000000T0000Z-141025T0800Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0010.141025T0800Z-141025T2100Z/
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT
SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 2 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ570-251230-
/O.CON.KMTR.GL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-141025T2100Z/
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.141025T2100Z-141026T0600Z/
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ531-251230-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0171.141025T1000Z-141025T2200Z/
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
929 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
854 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ150-170-251200-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0244.141025T0900Z-141026T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
854 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM
PDT SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS...SHIFTING TO
  SOUTH SATURDAY AND THEN NORTHWEST LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WIND
  WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
854 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ130-251200-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0244.141025T0354Z-141026T1200Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
854 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...EAST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS...SHIFTING TO
  SOUTHEAST SATURDAY AND THEN NORTHWEST LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
  WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
854 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ173-176-251200-
/O.EXB.KSEW.GL.W.0078.141025T0354Z-141025T2200Z/
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0244.141025T2200Z-141026T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
854 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM
PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS...SHIFTING TO
  SOUTH 25 TO 35 KNOTS SATURDAY AND THEN NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS
  LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
854 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ153-156-251200-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0078.141025T0354Z-141025T2200Z/
/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0244.141025T2200Z-141026T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
854 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS...SHIFTING TO
  SOUTH 25 TO 35 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT THEN CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
737 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...POWERFUL STORM TO BRING STORM FORCE WINDS LATE TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY...

PZZ450-455-251045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0078.000000T0000Z-141025T0900Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0023.141025T0900Z-141026T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
737 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT
SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SE 15 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING AND THEN 25 TO 35 KT WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 KT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

* SEAS...SOUTHWEST BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS TONIGHT
  THROUGH SAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

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