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WHUS76 KSEW 062252
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
252 PM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

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/O.CAN.KSEW.SW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-160207T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0032.160207T1000Z-160208T0300Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
252 PM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 7 PM PST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ENDED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 7 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO 30 KNOTS.

* WIND WAVES...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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-070700-
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-160207T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0032.160207T0600Z-160208T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
252 PM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM PST
SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...WEST SWELL 10 FEET AT 12 SECONDS THIS
  EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
  LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO 30 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
  MORNING.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ153-156-170-173-176-070700-
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-160207T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0032.160207T0600Z-160207T2300Z/
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-
252 PM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM PST
SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...WEST SWELL 10 FEET AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT.

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

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-070300-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160207T0300Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
252 PM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET THROUGH THIS AFTERNOONS
  EBB CURRENT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH...BECOMING MODERATE THIS
  EVENING.

* FIRST EBB...STRONG. AROUND 300 PM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 330 AM SUNDAY.

* THIRD EBB...STRONG. AROUND 345 PM SUNDAY.

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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