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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
243 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

PZZ170-173-176-080645-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0110.161208T0500Z-161209T1100Z/
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-
243 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
PST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...EAST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS TONIGHT...PEAKING AT
  35 TO 45 KNOTS ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WIND BECOMING SOUTHWEST 25
  TO 35 KNOTS LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET WITH A
  DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS BY THURSDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-080645-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0110.161208T0500Z-161209T0800Z/
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-
243 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT PST THURSDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...EAST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS TONIGHT...PEAKING AT
  35 TO 45 KNOTS ON THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET WITH A
  DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS BY THURSDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-131-080645-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0110.161208T0000Z-161209T0800Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
243 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST THURSDAY
NIGHT...

* WINDS...EAST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 40 KNOTS TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. AT THE WEST ENTRANCE...PEAK
  SPEEDS OF 35 TO 45 KNOTS POSSIBLE AROUND MID-DAY THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
  13 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ132-080645-
/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0293.161208T1100Z-161209T2300Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
243 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 3 PM PST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 3 PM PST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS ON THURSDAY...BECOMING
  SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 KNOTS ON THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WIND WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET ON THURSDAY...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
  ON THURSDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ133-080645-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0293.000000T0000Z-161209T2300Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
243 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT...RISING TO 20 TO
  30 KNOTS ON THURSDAY. WIND BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS ON
  FRIDAY.

* WIND WAVES...2 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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