Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
755 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

PZZ475-012300-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0008.150401T2000Z-150402T1000Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
755 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT THIS
  AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING THROUGH TONIGHT.

* WAVES...W 9 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT
  PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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.

$$

PZZ455-012300-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0008.150401T2000Z-150402T0800Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA OUT 10 NM-
755 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
1 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WAVES...W BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7
  SECONDS BY TONIGHT.

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.

$$

PZZ470-012300-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0130.150401T2000Z-150403T2200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
755 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW
  GUSTS TO 35 KT THROUGH TONIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7
  SECONDS TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. WAVES WILL BE MIXED WITH A NW
  SWELL 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.

$$

PZZ450-012300-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0130.150401T2000Z-150403T0400Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
755 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...N INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW GUSTS
  TO 35 KT THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
  THURSDAY.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8
  SECONDS TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. WAVES WILL BE MIXED WITH A W
  SWELL 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.

$$


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