Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE
FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER FROM 10 NM OUT TO 60 NM UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Gale
Warning...which is in effect until 6 PM PST this evening. The
Small Craft Advisory is no longer in effect.

* SEAS...17 to 20 feet with a dominant period of 14 seconds,
  subsiding to 15 or 16 feet at 12 or 13 seconds late tonight.

* WIND...Southwest 25 to 35 knots easing to 20 to 30 knots late
  today. Gale force winds are possible late Saturday afternoon
  through Sunday morning.

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 Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

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Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS
FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT TO 10 NM UNTIL 6 AM PST
SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

* SEAS...15 to 18 feet, subsiding to 14 or 15 feet late tonight.

* WIND...Southerly 15 to 30 knots becoming west late today. Gale
  force winds are possible late Saturday afternoon through Sunday
  morning.

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 Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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Grays Harbor Bar-
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE
GRAYS HARBOR BAR UNTIL 6 AM PST SATURDAY...

* COMBINED SEAS...14 to 16 feet, with breakers covering the bar,
  subsiding to 10 to 12 feet Saturday.

* BAR CONDITION...Severe, becoming rough Saturday.

* FIRST EBB...Around 545 PM PST, this evening.

* SECOND EBB...Around 630 AM PST, Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near harbor
entrances.

&&

$$

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West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST ENTRANCE
TO THE U.S. STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA UNTIL 6 AM PST SATURDAY...

* SEAS...14 to 16 feet.

* WIND...Southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming west late today.

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.

&&

$$

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Admiralty Inlet-
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ADMIRALTY INLET
UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES...Southerly winds of 20 to 30 knots will ease
  tonight. Waves of 3 to 5 feet will also subside tonight.

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.

&&

$$

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East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST ENTRANCE TO
THE U.S. STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA UNTIL 6 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...Southerly winds of 20 to 30 knots will persist
  through tonight. Waves of 3 to 5 feet will also continue.

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.

&&

$$

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Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PUGET SOUND AND
HOOD CANAL UNTIL 6 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...Southerly winds will rise to 20 to 30 knots
  this afternoon. Waves will also build to 2 to 5 feet this
  afternoon.

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.

&&

$$

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Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
925 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN INLAND
WATERS UNTIL 6 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...Southerly winds of 20 to 30 knots will continue
  through tonight. Waves of 2 to 5 feet will also persist.

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.

&&

$$

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