Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
323 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

PZZ470-211830-
/O.NEW.KEKA.SC.Y.0041.180421T1023Z-180421T2200Z/
/O.UPG.KEKA.GL.A.0015.180421T2200Z-180423T0700Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.GL.W.0018.180421T2200Z-180423T0700Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
323 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...N increasing to 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt by late
  today.

* SEAS...Steepening seas building to 13 to 15 ft by tonight.

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.

$$

PZZ475-211830-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-180421T2200Z/
/O.UPG.KEKA.GL.A.0015.180421T2200Z-180423T0700Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.GL.W.0018.180421T2200Z-180423T0700Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
323 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...N increasing to 20 to 30 kt by late today.

* SEAS...Steepening seas building to 12 to 14 ft by tonight.

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.

$$

PZZ450-211830-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0040.180421T1800Z-180423T0400Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
323 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 9 PM SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Isolated gusts up to 35 kt
  around Point Saint George and Cape Mendocino.

* SEAS...Combined seas will build to 8 to 11 feet by Sunday.

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.

$$

PZZ455-211830-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0040.180421T1500Z-180423T0400Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
323 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING
TO 9 PM SUNDAY...

* WINDS...N 15 to 25 kt with occasional gusts to 35 kt. Strongest
  gusts will be around Cape Mendocino.

* SEAS...Combined seas will build to 8 to 11 feet by Sunday.

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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