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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
913 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ565-181215-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0236.171018T2100Z-171019T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS
CALIFORNIA OUT TO 10 NM-
913 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO
3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO
3 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* 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
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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
907 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ470-181215-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0104.171019T1000Z-171019T2200Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.A.0002.171019T2200Z-171020T2200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
907 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PDT
THURSDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...NORTHWEST 7 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 18 TO 21 FEET
  AROUND 18 SECONDS LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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
907 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ475-181215-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0104.171019T1600Z-171019T2200Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.A.0002.171019T2200Z-171020T2200Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
907 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM PDT
THURSDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FEET
  AROUND 18 SECONDS LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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
907 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ450-455-181215-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0104.171019T1600Z-171019T2200Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.A.0002.171019T2200Z-171020T2200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
907 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM PDT
THURSDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 KT THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 16 TO 19 FEET AT
  18 SECONDS LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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 SEATTLE WA
900 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ130-181200-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0254.000000T0000Z-171019T0600Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WIND...SOUTHEAST RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT INTO
  WEDNESDAY.

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
900 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-181200-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0253.000000T0000Z-171018T1100Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0075.171018T1100Z-171019T0400Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
900 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 9 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WIND...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT RISING
  TO 25 TO 40 KNOTS ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ131-181200-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0253.000000T0000Z-171019T0000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WIND...WEST 15 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING. SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 30
  KNOTS WEDNESDAY.

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 MEDFORD OR
804 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT COULD BRING STRONG SOUTH WINDS TO THE
COASTAL WATERS MAINLY FROM PORT ORFORD NORTHWARD. THE REMAINDER
OF THE MARINE FORECAST AREA IS EXPECTED TO BE AFFECTED BY VERY
STEEP SEAS.

PZZ350-370-181300-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0091.171018T2100Z-171019T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0060.171019T0600Z-171021T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.A.0032.171019T0600Z-171019T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
804 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM WEDNESDAY
TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT WEDNESDAY NIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO VERY STEEP 10 TO 12 FT WEDNESDAY EVENING
  THEN BUILDING FURTHER TO 12 TO 14 FEET WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HEAVY
  WEST SWELL WILL THEN BUILD THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH COMBINED
  SEAS REACHING A PEAK 20 TO 23 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT. SEAS ARE
  EXPECTED TO REMAIN VERY HIGH AND VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES ARE POSSIBLE BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE
  NORTH OF GOLD BEACH...EXCEPT CLOSER TO SHORE NEAR CAPE BLANCO.
  HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING WILL AFFECT THE COASTAL WATERS UP TO
  NEAR SHORE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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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