Marine Weather Message
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WHUS72 KJAX 092043
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
343 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

AMZ470-472-474-100900-
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160210T0900Z/
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
343 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS ON
  WEDNESDAY.

* GUSTS...FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING
  TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET ON WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ450-452-454-100900-
/O.EXT.KJAX.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
343 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS ON
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

NELSON


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