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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
735 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

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.

PZZ820-170315-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
735 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
11 to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.MON...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to
22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
735 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

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.

PZZ825-170315-
Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
735 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
13 to 20 ft.
.MON...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
15 to 22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$


High Surf Advisory


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Medford OR
1052 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

ORZ021-022-171200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SU.Y.0003.210118T0600Z-210118T1500Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.BH.S.0001.210117T1100Z-210117T2300Z/
South Central Oregon Coast-Curry County Coast-
1052 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SUNDAY TO 7 AM PST
MONDAY...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 20 to
  24 feet. For the Beach Hazards Statement, hazardous conditions
  as high and infrequent wave run-ups from a very long period
  swell will likely result in sneaker waves.

* WHERE...All area beaches along the southern Oregon Coast,
  including the beaches of Coos, Curry and Douglas Counties.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, from 10 PM Sunday to 7 AM
  PST Monday. For the Beach Hazards Statement, from late tonight
  through Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Large breaking waves will create hazardous conditions
  within the surf zone, and could inundate beaches and low lying
  shorelines. Even during calm conditions, sneaker waves can sweep
  up the beach without warning and knock unsuspecting people over
  and pull them out to sea. Shock and hypothermia can occur
  quickly. Logs and other debris can be lifted and carried by
  these waves, crushing or entrapping victims.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay away from the surf zone and off of jetties. Area beaches may
become hazardous due to dangerous surf conditions.

Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

&&

$$

Visit us at https://www.weather.gov/Medford

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
327 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...Moderate, long period northwest swell resulting in hazardous
conditions from coastal Sonoma County to coastal Monterey
County...

.A moderate, long period northwest swell will result in hazardous
conditions in the surf zone through this evening. Swell heights
are expected to build today with breaking waves of 15 to 17 feet
(locally up to 20 feet at favored breakpoints) expected along
west to northwest facing beaches. As a result, a High Surf
Advisory is in effect through Saturday evening for west and
northwest facing beaches while a Beach Hazard Statement has been
issued for the northern Monterey Bay including Santa Cruz. A
second, larger long period west to northwest swell will arrive
Sunday and Monday. Continued vigilance is advised.

CAZ006-505-509-530-170300-
/O.CON.KMTR.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-210117T0300Z/
San Francisco-
Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore-
San Francisco Peninsula Coast-
Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast-
327 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Breaking waves of 15 to 17 feet (locally up to 20 feet
  at favored breakpoints) can be expected along west to northwest
  facing beaches.

* WHERE...Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National
  Seashore, Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast, San
  Francisco Peninsula Coast and San Francisco.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and
  localized beach erosion. Expect localized beach erosion.
  People are strongly urged to remain well back from the ocean
  as these types of events often result in an increase in cold
  water rescues and the loss of life.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...While these waves are not as large as our
  previous events in the most recent days, unseasonable warm
  temperatures this holiday weekend will likely attract more
  people to the coast. Individuals should be reminded that our
  coastline and the cold Pacific waters remain dangerous as
  these larger than normal waves impact the coast. Extreme
  caution is advised when visiting area beaches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Large breaking waves along the coast will lead to increased wave
run-up on beaches with waves topping and washing over large rocks
and jetties. Use extra caution near the surf zone as these large
waves will be capable of sweeping people into the frigid and
turbulent ocean water. Cold water shock may cause cardiac arrest,
and it also can cause an involuntary gasp reflex causing
drowning, even for a good swimmer. The surf zone will be
dangerous due to strong currents and powerful breaking waves.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ455-170045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210118T0000Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.A.0003.210118T0000Z-210118T1800Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 10 to 20 kt
  with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet. For the
  Hazardous Seas Watch, very steep and hazardous seas 14 to 19
  feet possible.

* WHERE...Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 4 PM PST Sunday.
  For the Hazardous Seas Watch, from Sunday afternoon through
  Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Very steep and hazardous seas could capsize or cause
  damage to vessels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider altering your plans to avoid possible hazardous sea
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ475-170045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210117T1800Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0005.210117T1800Z-210119T0000Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

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

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 15 to 25 kt
  with gusts up to 35 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet. For the Gale
  Watch, north winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and seas
  17 to 22 feet possible.

* WHERE...Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 AM PST Sunday.
  For the Gale Watch, from Sunday morning through Monday
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ450-170045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210117T0600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.A.0003.210118T0000Z-210118T1800Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, seas 9 to 12 feet. For
  the Hazardous Seas Watch, very steep and hazardous seas 14 to
  18 feet possible.

* WHERE...Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 PM PST this
  evening. For the Hazardous Seas Watch, from Sunday afternoon
  through Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Very steep and hazardous seas could capsize or cause
  damage to vessels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider altering your plans to avoid possible hazardous sea
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ470-170045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-210117T0600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0005.210117T1800Z-210119T0000Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 10 to 15 kt
  and seas 10 to 14 feet. For the Gale Watch, north winds 25 to
  35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 17 to 22 feet possible.

* WHERE...Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 PM PST this
  evening. For the Gale Watch, from Sunday morning through
  Monday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
803 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ540-170015-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-210118T0500Z/
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
803 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
  seas 10 to 15 feet at 22 seconds.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes
  California out to 10 nm.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
803 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ570-170015-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-210118T0500Z/
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
803 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and seas
  12 to 17 feet at 22 seconds.

* WHERE...Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
228 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ376-162330-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210117T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.A.0004.210117T1800Z-210118T0600Z/
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
228 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, seas 11 to 16 ft at 16
  seconds expected, subsiding below 10 feet late this evening. For
  the Gale Watch, north winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts of 40 kt and
  combined seas of 12 to 18 ft possible.

* WHERE...South of Nesika Beach.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 PM PST Saturday.
  For the Gale Watch, from Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and very steep seas could capsize or
  damage vessels. Low visibility conditions are expected.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid strong winds and
very steep seas. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course,
and/or secure the vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
228 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ350-356-370-162330-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210117T0600Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
228 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Seas 10 to 16 ft at 16 seconds expected, subsiding below
  10 ft late this evening.

* WHERE...All areas.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Steep seas could capsize or damage smaller vessels.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should remain in port and avoid the area of hazardous
conditions.

&&

$$

Visit us at https://www.weather.gov/Medford


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
1038 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

CAZ110-111-113>115-170245-
/O.CON.KEKA.WI.Y.0004.210118T0600Z-210120T0600Z/
Northwestern Mendocino Interior-Northeastern Mendocino Interior-
Southeastern Mendocino Interior-Northern Lake County-
Southern Lake County-
1038 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SUNDAY TO 10 PM PST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...North-northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50
  mph expected. Strongest winds will occur across exposed ridges.

* WHERE...Northwestern Mendocino Interior, Northeastern
  Mendocino Interior, Southeastern Mendocino Interior, Northern
  Lake County and Southern Lake County Counties.

* WHEN...From 10 PM Sunday to 10 PM PST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
  result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
427 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

CAZ006-505>513-529-162200-
/O.CON.KMTR.WI.Y.0001.210118T0600Z-210120T0200Z/
San Francisco-
Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore-
North Bay Interior Valleys-North Bay Mountains-
San Francisco Bay Shoreline-San Francisco Peninsula Coast-
East Bay Interior Valleys-East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range-
Santa Cruz Mountains-Santa Clara Valley Including San Jose-
Northern Monterey Bay-
Including the cities of San Francisco, Tamalpais-Homestead,
Sausalito, Santa Rosa, South Santa Rosa, Napa, San Rafael,
Petaluma, Novato, Rohnert Park, Angwin, Lagunitas-Forest Knolls,
Woodacre, Oakland, Fremont, Hayward, Daly City, Berkeley,
Pacifica, Concord, Antioch, Livermore, Walnut Creek, Pleasanton,
Pittsburg, San Ramon, Blackhawk, Scotts Valley, Boulder Creek,
Day Valley, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Watsonville, and Live Oak
427 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SUNDAY TO 6 PM PST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Offshore wind event will produce periods of sustained
  winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 50 mph. Strongest gusts
  are expected on the lee side of mountains as downsloping
  effects will produce gusty conditions.

* WHERE...San Francisco Bay Area.

* WHEN...From 10 PM Sunday to 6 PM PST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...High winds have the potential to topple
  power lines and trees along with creating hazardous driving
  conditions. Be sure to plan accordingly if you plan to travel
  in these areas and to secure light property outdoors including
  temporary outdoor structures. Have cell phones charged and
  flashlights handy if power outages occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/mtr


Beach Hazards Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Medford OR
1052 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

ORZ021-022-171200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SU.Y.0003.210118T0600Z-210118T1500Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.BH.S.0001.210117T1100Z-210117T2300Z/
South Central Oregon Coast-Curry County Coast-
1052 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SUNDAY TO 7 AM PST
MONDAY...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 20 to
  24 feet. For the Beach Hazards Statement, hazardous conditions
  as high and infrequent wave run-ups from a very long period
  swell will likely result in sneaker waves.

* WHERE...All area beaches along the southern Oregon Coast,
  including the beaches of Coos, Curry and Douglas Counties.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, from 10 PM Sunday to 7 AM
  PST Monday. For the Beach Hazards Statement, from late tonight
  through Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Large breaking waves will create hazardous conditions
  within the surf zone, and could inundate beaches and low lying
  shorelines. Even during calm conditions, sneaker waves can sweep
  up the beach without warning and knock unsuspecting people over
  and pull them out to sea. Shock and hypothermia can occur
  quickly. Logs and other debris can be lifted and carried by
  these waves, crushing or entrapping victims.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay away from the surf zone and off of jetties. Area beaches may
become hazardous due to dangerous surf conditions.

Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

&&

$$

Visit us at https://www.weather.gov/Medford


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ475-170045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210117T1800Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0005.210117T1800Z-210119T0000Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

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

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 15 to 25 kt
  with gusts up to 35 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet. For the Gale
  Watch, north winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and seas
  17 to 22 feet possible.

* WHERE...Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 AM PST Sunday.
  For the Gale Watch, from Sunday morning through Monday
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ470-170045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-210117T0600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.A.0005.210117T1800Z-210119T0000Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 10 to 15 kt
  and seas 10 to 14 feet. For the Gale Watch, north winds 25 to
  35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 17 to 22 feet possible.

* WHERE...Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 PM PST this
  evening. For the Gale Watch, from Sunday morning through
  Monday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions.  Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
228 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ376-162330-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210117T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.A.0004.210117T1800Z-210118T0600Z/
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
228 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, seas 11 to 16 ft at 16
  seconds expected, subsiding below 10 feet late this evening. For
  the Gale Watch, north winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts of 40 kt and
  combined seas of 12 to 18 ft possible.

* WHERE...South of Nesika Beach.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 PM PST Saturday.
  For the Gale Watch, from Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and very steep seas could capsize or
  damage vessels. Low visibility conditions are expected.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid strong winds and
very steep seas. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course,
and/or secure the vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$


Hazardous Seas Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ455-170045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210118T0000Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.A.0003.210118T0000Z-210118T1800Z/
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm-
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 10 to 20 kt
  with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet. For the
  Hazardous Seas Watch, very steep and hazardous seas 14 to 19
  feet possible.

* WHERE...Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena out 10 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 4 PM PST Sunday.
  For the Hazardous Seas Watch, from Sunday afternoon through
  Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Very steep and hazardous seas could capsize or cause
  damage to vessels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider altering your plans to avoid possible hazardous sea
conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

PZZ450-170045-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210117T0600Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.SE.A.0003.210118T0000Z-210118T1800Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm-
835 AM PST Sat Jan 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, seas 9 to 12 feet. For
  the Hazardous Seas Watch, very steep and hazardous seas 14 to
  18 feet possible.

* WHERE...Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 PM PST this
  evening. For the Hazardous Seas Watch, from Sunday afternoon
  through Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Very steep and hazardous seas could capsize or cause
  damage to vessels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider altering your plans to avoid possible hazardous sea
conditions.

&&

$$


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
120 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...Strong Winds over Interior Northern California...

.Strong north to east winds are forecast over interior northern
California beginning late Sunday night and lasting into Tuesday
evening. The winds are expected to be strong enough to damage
trees and cause power outages. The strongest winds are expected to
be Monday night and Tuesday over most of the area.

The strong winds are the result of the difference in pressure
between a strong low pressure system moving over the area on
Monday and strong high pressure building in behind it Monday night
and Tuesday.


CAZ013-015>019-063-066-170015-
/O.NEW.KSTO.HW.A.0001.210118T0600Z-210120T0300Z/
Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County-
Northern Sacramento Valley-Central Sacramento Valley-
Southern Sacramento Valley-Carquinez Strait and Delta-
Northern San Joaquin Valley-
Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County-
Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley-
Including the cities of Shasta Dam, Redding, Red Bluff, Chico,
Oroville, Marysville/Yuba City, Sacramento, Fairfield/Suisun,
Stockton, Modesto, Alder Springs, and Paradise
120 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...North winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph
  possible.

* WHERE...Portions of the Shasta Lake area, the Sacramento Valley
  and Northeast Foothills, the Carquinez Strait and Delta, the
  Northern San Joaquin Valley, and a portion of the Mountains of
  Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County.

* WHEN...From Sunday evening through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines
  and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially
  for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strong north winds are expected to develop
  on the west side of the Sacramento Valley Sunday night and then
  become more widespread on Monday. Windy conditions are likely to
  continue Monday night into Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
120 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...Strong Winds over Interior Northern California...

.Strong north to east winds are forecast over interior northern
California beginning late Sunday night and lasting into Tuesday
evening. The winds are expected to be strong enough to damage
trees and cause power outages. The strongest winds are expected to
be Monday night and Tuesday over most of the area.

The strong winds are the result of the difference in pressure
between a strong low pressure system moving over the area on
Monday and strong high pressure building in behind it Monday night
and Tuesday.


CAZ068-069-170015-
/O.NEW.KSTO.HW.A.0001.210118T0800Z-210120T0800Z/
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the cities of Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon
120 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts 50 to 65 mph, and
  locally higher than 75 mph over the higher exposed peaks.

* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
  Northern Sierra Nevada Counties.

* WHEN...From late Sunday night through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power
  lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be
  difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strong north to east winds are forecast to
  develop late Sunday night and continue through Tuesday evening.
  The strongest winds may occur overnight and into the morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

&&

$$

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