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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
849 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

AMZ454-240300-
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0012.170224T0000Z-170224T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
849 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 5 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
TODAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13
FEET.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ474-240300-
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0013.170224T0000Z-170224T2100Z/
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
849 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET ON FRIDAY.


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.

&&

$$

AMZ472-240300-
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0015.170224T0000Z-170224T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
849 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET ON FRIDAY.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ452-240300-
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-170224T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
849 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET
  TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS,
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER, ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS, ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ470-240300-
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-170224T2100Z/
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
849 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS,
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER, ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS, ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

SHULER



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