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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
914 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

PZZ470-475-261215-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-160727T1000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
914 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...N 20 TO 30 KT TONIGHT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...NW TO N 9 TO 12 FT AT 8 TO 9 SECONDS.

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.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
844 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ820-261645-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS E.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS E.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS E.
.THU THROUGH FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS E.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
844 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ825-261645-
POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
844 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
844 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ815-261700-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
844 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
825 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

PZZ131-261000-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0065.000000T0000Z-160726T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
825 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WIND...WEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS.

* WIND WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET.

* TIMING...GALE FORCE WINDS ARE MOST LIKELY TO BEGIN BETWEEN 6 PM
  AND 8 PM PDT...THEN END OVERNIGHT.

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.

&&

$$


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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
209 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALES TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO...

.A PERSISTENT THERMAL TROUGH ALONG THE COAST AND HIGH PRESSURE
OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE STRONG NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO
VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND POSSIBLY INTO
NEXT WEEK AS WELL. GALES WILL CONTINUE SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO
BEYOND ROUGHLY 5 NM FROM SHORE WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL
CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST AND SEAS WILL BE
STEEPEST DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. STORM FORCE GUSTS
WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN OUTER WATERS FROM TOMORROW
THROUGH THURSDAY.

PZZ356-261200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.GL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-160801T1200Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-160801T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
209 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE: NORTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 KT. INSIDE 5 NM: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
  35 KT.

* SEAS...BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE: VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 9
  TO 13 FEET. INSIDE 5 NM: STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 9 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS WILL OCCUR IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS AND BEYOND 5 NM
  FROM SHORE. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER AND SEAS CALMER WITHIN A
  MILE OR TWO OF BROOKINGS...ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT...HOWEVER
  CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT CAN STILL BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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 MEDFORD OR
209 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALES TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO...

.A PERSISTENT THERMAL TROUGH ALONG THE COAST AND HIGH PRESSURE
OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE STRONG NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO
VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND POSSIBLY INTO
NEXT WEEK AS WELL. GALES WILL CONTINUE SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO
BEYOND ROUGHLY 5 NM FROM SHORE WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL
CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST AND SEAS WILL BE
STEEPEST DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. STORM FORCE GUSTS
WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN OUTER WATERS FROM TOMORROW
THROUGH THURSDAY.

PZZ376-261200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.GL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-160801T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-160726T1800Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
209 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. STORM FORCE
  GUSTS TO 55 KT POSSIBLE TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 9 TO 13 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS WILL OCCUR IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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.

&&

$$

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