Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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377 WHUS71 KCAR 110753 MWWCAR URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME 253 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016 ANZ050>052-112130- /O.NEW.KCAR.SC.Y.0020.160211T2300Z-160212T1800Z/ /O.NEW.KCAR.UP.Y.0003.160212T0500Z-160212T1700Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT 25 NM- INTRA COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME- 253 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST FRIDAY... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST FRIDAY. A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST FRIDAY. * WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FEET. * FREEZING SPRAY... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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 FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA. && $$ VJN

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