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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

PZZ131-130015-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0034.160212T1900Z-160213T0900Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS/WAVES...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 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.

&&

$$

PZZ135-130015-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0034.160212T1900Z-160214T0200Z/
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS/WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
  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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-130015-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-160212T1800Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0013.160212T1800Z-160214T0200Z/
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-
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS LATE
  MORNING.

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 11 OR 12 FEET AT 14 TO 17 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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-130015-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-160213T1800Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST SATURDAY...

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 715 PM THIS EVENING.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 800 AM ON SATURDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ170-173-176-130015-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-160214T0200Z/
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-
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET. WEST SWELL 12 OR 13 FEET AT
  17 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.

&&

$$

PZZ132-133-121800-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-160212T1800Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 4 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.

&&

$$

PZZ134-121800-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-160212T1800Z/
ADMIRALTY INLET-
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 4 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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-130015-
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-160214T0200Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
807 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM PST SATURDAY...

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 10 OR 11 FEET AT 14 TO 16 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$


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