Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
305 AM PDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0074.160827T1005Z-160828T0900Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
305 AM PDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS THIS
  MORNING. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WINDS EASING LATE
  TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0209.160827T1005Z-160827T2100Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
305 AM PDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS AND WAVES...NORTHWEST WIND 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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