Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
236 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
236 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ENDED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ENDED.

* SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL RISE TO 20 TO 35 KNOTS TONIGHT...BECOMING
  SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST EARLY THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE EASING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
236 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ENDED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ENDED THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR PUGET SOUND AND THE EAST ENTRANCE TO THE STRAIT OF
JUAN DE FUCA.

$$

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
236 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ENDED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS END THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ADMIRALTY INLET AND THE NORTHERN INLAND WATERS.

$$

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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-
WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
236 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY. SOUTH TO
  SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 35 KNOTS TONIGHT...BECOMING SOUTHWESTERLY
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE EASING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
  TODAY...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 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 GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


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