Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
307 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

... GALE FORCE WINDS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY ...

ANZ150>154-212115-
/O.UPG.KGYX.GL.A.0015.141022T0600Z-141023T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.GL.W.0025.141022T0600Z-141023T1200Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
307 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM WEDNESDAY TO 8 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM WEDNESDAY TO 8 AM EDT THURSDAY. THE
GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SEAS...9 TO 14 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.

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