Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
912 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

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CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
912 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM PDT
FRIDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NW INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. WINDS BECOMING N 30 TO 35
  KT ON WEDNESDAY THEN REMAINING ELEVATED INTO THE WEEKEND.

* SEAS...NW 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS THEN BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT
  ON WEDNESDAY.

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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/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0011.150429T2200Z-150501T1600Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
912 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...N 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. N
  WINDS INCREASING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 KT. ELEVATED WINDS WILL REMAIN INTO THE WEEKEND.

* SEAS...NW 8 TO 10 FT AT AT 10 SECONDS THROUGH TONIGHT THEN
  BUILDING TO 14 FT ON 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.

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.

&&

$$

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PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
912 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NW TO N 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
  AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT POSSIBLE AROUND POINT SAINT GEORGE
  AND CAPE MENDOCINO. NEAR GALE WINDS POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...NW BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET AT 10 SECONDS. SEAS WILL
  CONTINUE TO BUILD ON WEDNESDAY TO AROUND 10 TO 13 FT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-290400-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0140.150428T2200Z-150502T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
912 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NW INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
  35 KT ARE POSSIBLE NEAR CAPE MENDOCINO LATE AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING. WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KT
  ON WEDNESDAY. GUSTS TO 40 KT POSSIBLE AROUND CAPE MENDOCINO.
  WINDS ARE FORECAST TO EASE THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

* SEAS...NW BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SEC THIS AFTERNOON.
  SEAS WILL BUILD TO AROUND 12 FT ON 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.

&&

$$


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