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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

PZZ131-132-040545-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-160504T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-040545-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0102.160504T0100Z-160505T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND RISING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 FT. WEST SWELL 6 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-040545-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-160504T1300Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. WEST SWELL 5 TO AT
  10 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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.

&&

$$

PZZ133-134-040545-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.160503T2200Z-160504T1300Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN ADMIRALTY INLET AND
  SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS FOR THE NORTHERN INLAND WATERS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FOR THE NORTHERN INLAND
  WATERS AND 3 TO 5 FEET IN ADMIRALTY INLET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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.

&&

$$


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