Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1108 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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/O.CON.KGYX.UP.Y.0005.150131T1100Z-150201T2200Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
1108 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST SUNDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY
TO 5 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

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