Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
851 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

PZZ470-475-211200-
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/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0012.150421T2200Z-150424T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
851 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT
TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TUESDAY TO 9 PM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...INCREASING N 10 TO 20 KT TONIGHT...THEN BECOMING 25 TO
  35 KT ON TUESDAY. GUSTS AROUND 45 KT WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...N 8 TO 9 FT AROUND 8 SECONDS TONIGHT....BUILDING TO 10
  TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS TUESDAY NIGHT...AND THEN 15 TO 20 FT AT
  10 SECONDS 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.

&&

$$

PZZ450-211200-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0135.150421T0400Z-150424T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
851 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
  ON TUESDAY. GUSTS AROUND 35 KT WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY WITH FEW GUSTS NEAR 40 KT ESPECIALLY AROUND POINT
  SAINT GEORGE AND CAPE MENDOCINO.

* SEAS...N 7 TO 8 FT AROUND 8 SECONDS TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 10
  TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS TUESDAY NIGHT...AND 10 TO 14 FT AT 11
  SECONDS 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.

&&

$$

PZZ455-211200-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0135.150421T1600Z-150424T1600Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
851 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

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

* WINDS...NW 5 TO 15 KT TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
  TUESDAY. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  ESPECIALLY AROUND CAPE MENDOCINO AND POINT ARENA.

* SEAS...N 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT AT
  10 SECONDS TUESDAY NIGHT...AND 11 TO 15 FT AT 11 SECONDS 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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