Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
348 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...ROUGH SEAS ON THE OCEAN WATERS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY...

ANZ350-353-355-272200-
/O.EXT.KOKX.SW.Y.0024.140827T1800Z-140828T2200Z/
MORICHES INLET NY TO MONTAUK POINT NY OUT 20 NM-
FIRE ISLAND INLET NY TO MORICHES INLET NY OUT 20 NM-
SANDY HOOK NJ TO FIRE ISLAND INLET NY OUT 20 NM-
348 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...OCEAN WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO MONTAUK POINT NY
  OUT 20 NM.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT ON
  THURSDAY.

* TIMING...HIGHEST SEAS EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT SEAS OF 5 FT
OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...AND HAZARDOUS TO SMALL
CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELLS
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.

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