Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
941 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

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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-
941 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS THROUGH SATURDAY. NORTH
  WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS SATURDAY NIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30
  KNOTS SUNDAY.

* GUSTS...A FEW GUSTS TO GALE FORCE SATURDAY. FREQUENT GUSTS TO
  GALE FORCE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET
  THROUGH SATURDAY. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
  SEAS TO 19 FEET ON SUNDAY.

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.

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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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-
941 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS TONIGHT. NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
  SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
  TONIGHT. SEAS BUILD TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
  11 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

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.

&&

$$


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