Marine Weather Message
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WHUS71 KGYX 241552
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1052 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

ANZ151-153-242100-
/O.EXT.KGYX.GL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170124T2100Z/
PENOBSCOT BAY-CASCO BAY-
1052 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

ANZ150-152-154-241900-
/O.CON.KGYX.SR.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1900Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME OUT
25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT
25 NM-
1052 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...18 TO 23 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

&&

$$



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