Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
843 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
843 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WARNING HAS ENDED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING. SOUTHEAST WIND 25
  TO 35 KNOTS DEVELOPING ON THURSDAY EVENING.

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.

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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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 CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
843 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT
THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 11 PM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THROUGH TONIGHT. WIND
  BECOMING SOUTHEAST 25 TO 40 KNOTS ON THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
  11 SECONDS TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET ON THURSDAY WITH A
  DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

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.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0028.170323T1700Z-170324T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
843 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT
THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 11 PM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THROUGH TONIGHT. WIND
  BECOMING SOUTHEAST 25 TO 40 KNOTS ON THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
  11 SECONDS TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET ON THURSDAY WITH A
  DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

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.

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.

&&

$$

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
843 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...

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

* 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.

&&

$$

PZZ135-230700-
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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
843 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...

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

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.GL.A.0014.170324T0100Z-170324T1000Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
843 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT...BECOMING SOUTH
  15 TO 25 KNOTS ON THURSDAY MORNING. SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 25
  TO 35 KNOTS ON THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WIND WAVES...2 TO 5 FEET THROUGH THURSDAY. 4 TO 6 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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-231145-
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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
843 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT...BECOMING
  SOUTHEAST ON THURSDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...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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