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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
355 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

AMZ555-570-572-575-150900-
/O.CON.KMLB.SW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170115T0900Z/
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-
355 AM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WAVES/SEAS...A LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD SEAS AS
  HIGH AS 5 TO 7 FEET... RESULTING IN COMBINED SEA HEIGHTS UP TO
  AT LEAST 8 FEET WELL OFFSHORE THE EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA COAST.
  EASTERLY WIND SPEEDS WILL BE NEAR 10 TO 15 KNOTS NORTH OF CAPE
  CANAVERAL AND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SOUTH OF THE CAPE THROUGH SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING SLIGHTLY INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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ULRICH


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