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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A GALE
WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM
8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY. THE GALE WARNING IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 55 KNOTS EASING
OVERNIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING OVERNIGHT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWESTERLY WINDS RISING TO 25 TO 40 KNOTS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS
  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS NORTH OF
  SEATTLE TONIGHT. FROM SEATTLE SOUTHWARD SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25
  KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...EXCEPT 3 TO 5
  FEET NORTH PART.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PDT THURSDAY...

* WAVES/SEAS...7 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT EXCEPT TO 11 FEET DURING THE
  MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT. 9 TO 11 FEET ON WEDNESDAY EXCEPT 12 FEET
  DURING THE MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT.

* FIRST EBB...VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 4 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 415 PM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

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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-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  TONIGHT.

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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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS RISING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

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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