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URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ560-140645-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0247.000000T0000Z-181215T1700Z/
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...7 to 10 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ571-140645-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0247.000000T0000Z-181215T1700Z/
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...9 to 13 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ545-140645-
/O.EXT.KMTR.RB.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-181215T1700Z/
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0247.000000T0000Z-181215T1700Z/
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PST SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...7 to 10 feet.

* FIRST EBB...1.9 knots at 08:07 PM Thursday.

* SECOND EBB...1.1 knots at 10:07 AM Friday.

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.

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near harbor
entrances.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ570-140645-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0247.000000T0000Z-181215T1700Z/
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...10 to 15 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ540-140645-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0247.000000T0000Z-181215T1700Z/
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...Southeast 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...8 to 13 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ575-140645-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SC.Y.0247.000000T0000Z-181215T1700Z/
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
233 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...9 to 12 feet.

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.

&&

$$

Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
226 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ455-475-140630-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0108.000000T0000Z-181215T2200Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
226 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...S to SE 20 to 30 kt expected late tonight into Friday
  morning. Gusts to 40 kt expected near Cape Mendocino.

* WAVES/SEAS...W swell around 12 ft today and tonight. S wind
  waves building to 7 to 9 ft late tonight and Friday. NW swell
  rebuilding to 14 to 16 ft Friday afternoon and evening.

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
226 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ450-140630-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0108.000000T0000Z-181214T1200Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0037.181214T1200Z-181214T2300Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
226 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM PST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...S gusts 40 kt Fri morning.

* WAVES/SEAS...NW swell around 12 ft today and tonight. S wind
  waves 7 to 9 ft expected Friday. NW swell rebuilding to 15 to 17
  ft by Friday evening.

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
226 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

PZZ470-140630-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0108.000000T0000Z-181214T0500Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0037.181214T0500Z-181214T2300Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
226 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
PST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...S 30 to 40 kt late tonight and Friday morning.

* WAVES/SEAS...W swell around 12 ft today and tonight. S wind
  waves building to 10 to 12 ft late tonight and Friday. NW swell
  rebuilding to 16 to 18 ft Friday afternoon and evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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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