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WHUS76 KSEW 061629
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
829 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-070030-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-160206T1800Z/
/O.EXT.KSEW.SW.Y.0011.160206T1700Z-160207T0600Z/
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-
829 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

* WAVES/SEAS...WEST SWELL 11 TO 13 FEET AT 12 SECONDS. WIND WAVES
  1 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH
FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER...
BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

PZZ130-070000-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-160206T1800Z/
/O.EXT.KSEW.SW.Y.0011.160206T1700Z-160207T0000Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
829 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WAVES/SEAS...WEST SWELL 10 TO 12 FEET AT 12 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH
FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER...
BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

PZZ131-061730-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-160206T1800Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
829 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ENDED...

$$

PZZ110-070000-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160207T0000Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
829 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH
  WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE AROUND AFTERNOON MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT.

* FIRST EBB...STRONG. AROUND 300 PM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 330 AM SUNDAY.

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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