Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WHUS76 KEKA 061556
MWWEKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
856 AM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

PZZ475-070000-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150508T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
856 AM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

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

* WINDS...N 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO
  25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...STEEP NW WAVES 8 TO 10 FT AT 7 TO 8 SECONDS AND NW SWELL
  10 TO 13 FT AROUND 10 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-070000-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0141.150506T1556Z-150508T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
856 AM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...STEEPENING NW WAVES THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SEAS NW 8 TO 10 FT
  WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

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.

$$

PZZ455-070000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0141.000000T0000Z-150508T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
856 AM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NW TO N 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT NEAR POINT
  ARENA AND CAPE MENDOCINO.

* SEAS...STEEP NW WAVE 7 TO 9 FT AROUND 8 SECONDS AND NW SWELL
  10 TO 11 FT AROUND 10 SECONDS.

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.

$$

PZZ470-070000-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0141.000000T0000Z-150508T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
856 AM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...N 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...STEEPENING NW WAVES OF 10 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
  OF 9 SECONDS.

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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