Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
855 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
855 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 2 PM PDT THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 2 PM PDT THURSDAY. A
GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES...WESTERLY WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS EXCEPT EASING TO 15
  TO 30 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
  FEET...EXCEPT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE TONIGHT AND 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.

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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING
THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
855 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT
THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...7 TO 9 FEET EXCEPT TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 10 TO 12
  FEET AROUND THE MORNING EBB CURRENT.

* FIRST EBB...VERY STRONG...AROUND 545 AM THURSDAY MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 615 PM THURSDAY EVENING.

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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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
855 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 2
  TO 4 FEET. HIGHEST WIND AND WAVES NEAR THE EASTERN STRAIT OF JUAN
  DE FUCA.

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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ADMIRALTY INLET-
855 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KT WITH 2 TO 4 FT WIND
  WAVES.

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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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-
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-
855 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WESTERLY WIND 15 TO 25 KT WITH 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.

&&

$$

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
855 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KT EXCEPT NORTHWEST 10 TO
  20 KNOTS NORT OF SEATTLE IN THE EVENING. WINDS BECOMIING
  SOUTHWESTERLY AND EASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS THROUGHOUT BY THURSDAY
  MORNING.

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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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
855 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WESTERLY WIND 15 TO 15 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 2 TO
  4 FEET. WIND AND WAVES EASING BY THURSDAY MORNING.

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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