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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
259 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

PZZ470-241800-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0058.140724T1600Z-140724T2200Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.W.0017.140724T2200Z-140727T0300Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
259 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY FROM 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
  MORNING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON.
  WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED INTO THE WEEKEND.

* WAVES...STEEP NORTHERLY WAVES WILL CONTINUE BUILDING TODAY IN
  RESPONSE TO INCREASING WINDS. HEIGHTS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH
  AROUND 12 FEET BY EARLY THIS EVENING. SEAS WILL REMAIN UP
  THROUGH THE WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
259 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

PZZ475-241800-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SC.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-140724T2200Z/
/O.EXT.KEKA.GL.W.0017.140724T2200Z-140726T1800Z/
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
259 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT THROUGH FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING SHORT PERIOD NORTHERLY WAVES REACHING TO AROUND
  12 FEET BY EARLY THIS EVENING. SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH
  THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ820-242230-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
258 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT SAT.

$$

PZZ825-242230-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
258 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT SAT.
.SUN THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
233 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

PZZ376-242245-
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0030.140724T1800Z-140727T1800Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0045.140724T1800Z-140727T2200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SI.Y.0085.140724T1800Z-140727T1800Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SW.Y.0085.140724T1800Z-140727T2200Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
233 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 3 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 PM PDT SUNDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 AM
PDT SUNDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 3 PM PDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY LATE THIS MORNING INTO
  THIS AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. THESE WINDS WILL
  PERSIST THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS EACH DAY IN
  THE AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

* SEAS: RISING TO WIND WAVE DOMINATED SEAS OF 8 TO 13 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON THEN PERSISTING INTO SUNDAY. SEAS WILL BE HIGHEST EACH
  DAY DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED: STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST SEAS WILL BE SOUTH
  OF GOLD BEACH.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS ARE
IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN
PORT...OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL VESSELS
SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR
TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

&&

$$

AMZ031-242045-
CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W INCLUDING COLOMBIA
BASIN-
435 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE
SWELL.

$$

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