Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
304 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

PZZ131-061800-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160206T1200Z/
/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0031.160206T1200Z-160206T1800Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
304 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25
  KNOTS THIS MORNING.

* WIND WAVES...4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ132-061215-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160206T1200Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
304 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS EARLY THIS
  MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF.

* WIND WAVES...4 TO 6 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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-061915-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-160206T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SW.Y.0011.160206T1800Z-160207T0600Z/
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-
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-
304 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 10 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...EASING BY LATE MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FEET.

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH
FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER...
BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

PZZ130-061915-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-160206T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SW.Y.0011.160206T1800Z-160207T0000Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
304 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...WEST SWELL OF 11 FEET.

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH
FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER...
BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

PZZ110-061915-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160207T0000Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
304 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FEET THIS
  MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON. BAR
  CONDITIONS ROUGH WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE AROUND AFTERNOON MAXIMUM
  EBB CURRENT.

* FIRST EBB...STRONG. AROUND 300 PM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 330 AM SUNDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ133-134-061215-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-160206T1200Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
304 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ135-061215-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-160206T1200Z/
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
304 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

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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