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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR SMALL CRAFT OVER THE OCEAN WATERS OF
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...

.SOUTHERLY SWELLS OF 3 TO 6 FT WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING TO IMPACT THE OCEAN WATERS OF RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTH OF
MARTHAS VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET.

ANZ235-255-256-021000-
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RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET...MAINLY SOUTHERLY SWELLS.

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.

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