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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
243 PM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

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/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0068.170819T0100Z-170819T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
243 PM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS
  AROUND 6 PM.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  AROUND 6 PM.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ132-190545-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0068.170819T0100Z-170819T1000Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
243 PM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ170-173-176-190545-
/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0210.170819T0700Z-170819T1900Z/
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 PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0210.170819T0100Z-170819T1000Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
243 PM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
3 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN ADMIRALTY INLET.
  SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE NORTHERN INLAND WATERS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BOTH AREAS.

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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