Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
908 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

PZZ475-061215-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0141.000000T0000Z-150506T1000Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0015.150506T1000Z-150508T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
908 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO 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 AROUND 8 SECONDS AND NW SWELL
  10 TO 13 FT AROUND 12 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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-061215-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0141.150506T1600Z-150508T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
908 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM WEDNESDAY TO
3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...N 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS AS HIGH AS 30 KT NEAR PT SAINT
  GEORGE TONIGHT. WINDS INCREASING TO N 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 KT WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...STEEPENING NW WAVES THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SEAS NW 8 TO 10
  FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 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.

$$

PZZ455-061215-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0141.000000T0000Z-150508T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
908 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

* WINDS...NW TO N 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT EXCEPT TO 40 KT NEAR
  POINT ARENA AND CAPE MENDOCINO.

* SEAS...STEEP NW WAVE 7 TO 9 FT AROUND 7 SECONDS AND NW SWELL 10
  TO 11 FT AROUND 12 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.

$$

PZZ470-061215-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0141.000000T0000Z-150508T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
908 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

* WINDS...N 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...STEEPENING NW WAVES OF 10 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
  OF 11 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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