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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
246 PM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

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.

PZZ820-131030-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
246 PM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.WED...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.THU...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
240 PM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

PZZ475-130545-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0059.000000T0000Z-200713T1200Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0017.200713T1200Z-200714T1600Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
240 PM PDT Sun Jul 12 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MONDAY TO 9 AM PDT
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, north winds 25 to 30 kt with
  gusts up to around 35 kt and seas 8 to 12 feet expected. For
  the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts
  up to 35 kt and seas 6 to 9 feet.

* WHERE...Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Gale Warning, from 5 AM Monday to 9 AM PDT
  Tuesday. For the Small Craft Advisory, until 5 AM PDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

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