Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM JAMES
ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT TO 10 NM UNTIL 3 AM PST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING... WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST FRIDAY. THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* COMBINED SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

* WIND...AREAS OF EASTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ133-091000-
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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN INLAND WATERS
UNTIL 2 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WILL PERSIST
  THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. WAVES WILL BE IN THE 3 TO 6 FOOT RANGE.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST WAVES WILL BE OVER THE U.S.
  GEORGIA STRAIT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-091100-
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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST ENTRANCE TO THE
U.S. STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA UNTIL 3 AM PST FRIDAY...

* COMBINED SEAS...7 TO 9 FEET.

* WIND...EASTERLY 30 TO 40 KNOTS.

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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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-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE
FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER FROM 10 NM OUT TO 60 NM UNTIL 3 AM
PST FRIDAY...

* COMBINED SEAS...8 TO 11 FEET.

* WIND...EAST TO SOUTHEAST 25 TO 40 KNOTS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-156-091100-
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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OUT TO
10 NM UNTIL 3 AM PST FRIDAY...

* COMBINED SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

* WIND...EASTERLY 25 TO 40 KNOTS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ131-091100-
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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL U.S. STRAIT OF
JUAN DE FUCA UNTIL 3 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WILL EASE
  LATE TONIGHT. WAVES OF 4 TO 6 FEET WILL ALSO SUBSIDE LATE
  TONIGHT.

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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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT OR THE EAST ENTRANCE TO
THE U.S. STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA UNTIL 9 PM PST FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 KNOTS WILL BECOME
  SOUTHEAST LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY. WAVES WILL BE IN THE 2
  TO 5 FOOT RANGE.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ134-091130-
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ADMIRALTY INLET-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ADMIRALTY INLET
AREA  UNTIL 9 PM PST FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WINDS WILL RISE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 25
  KNOTS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES WILL ALSO BUILD TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE
  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.

&&

$$

PZZ135-091130-
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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
730 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PUGET SOUND AND
HOOD CANAL FROM NOON TO 9 PM PST FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL RISE 15 TO 25 KNOTS FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON. WAVES WILL BUILD TO 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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