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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
222 AM PDT Mon Apr 12 2021

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.

PZZ820-122300-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
222 AM PDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 11 to 15 ft.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas becoming 9
to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
211 AM PDT Mon Apr 12 2021

PZZ470-475-121715-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-210413T1000Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
211 AM PDT Mon Apr 12 2021

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

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and seas
  12 to 17 feet.

* WHERE...Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm and Cape
  Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...Until 3 AM PDT Tuesday.

* 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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