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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
854 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

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/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0004.170116T1654Z-170118T0000Z/
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-
854 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 25 TO
  35 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET...BUILDING TO 11 TO 14
  FEET TONIGHT AND 16 TO 19 FEET TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0010.170116T1800Z-170117T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
854 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING TO
  16 TO 19 FEET TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0011.170116T1700Z-170117T0600Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0003.170117T0600Z-170118T0000Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
854 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON
  AND TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

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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/O.EXA.KSEW.GL.A.0003.170117T0600Z-170118T0000Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-ADMIRALTY INLET-
854 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS
  LATER TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

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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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
854 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM PST TUESDAY...

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET THIS 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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