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Small Craft Advisory

Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
245 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ455-201845-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180121T1800Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.A.0003.180121T1800Z-180122T0100Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
245 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES...West 10 to 15 feet at 12 to 15 seconds through Saturday
  night. Southerly wind waves will increase to around 10 feet
  during Sunday, while a long period westerly swell builds to 14
  feet.

* WINDS...Southerly winds gusting to 40 kt during Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous wave conditions will
exist for 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.

&&

$$



Gale Watch

Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
245 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ455-201845-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180121T1800Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.A.0003.180121T1800Z-180122T0100Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
245 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES...West 10 to 15 feet at 12 to 15 seconds through Saturday
  night. Southerly wind waves will increase to around 10 feet
  during Sunday, while a long period westerly swell builds to 14
  feet.

* WINDS...Southerly winds gusting to 40 kt during Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous wave conditions will
exist for 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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