Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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000 WHUS71 KCAR 170723 MWWCAR URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME 323 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014 ANZ050>052-171400- /O.CON.KCAR.SW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-140417T1400Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO SCHOODIC POINT ME OUT 25 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM- INTRACOASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME- 323 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... * SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET WITH A SOUTHERLY SWELL. 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. && $$ HEWITT

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