Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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WHUS71 KCAR 131421
MWWCAR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
921 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

ANZ050>052-132230-
/O.CON.KCAR.GL.W.0010.160213T2100Z-160214T2100Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.UP.W.0001.160214T0000Z-160214T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT
25 NM-
INTRA COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME-
921 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM EST SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 1 PM EST SUNDAY...

* FREEZING SPRAY...HEAVY ICE ACCRETION EXPECTED.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.
  SEAS 8 TO 13 FEET ON THE COASTAL WATERS AND 3 TO 5 FEET ON THE
  INTRA-COASTAL WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARNING AREA.

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.

&&

$$



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