Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
324 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...LINGERING HAZARDOUS SEAS TODAY...

ANZ350-353-355-272100-
/O.CAN.KOKX.SC.Y.0137.000000T0000Z-150227T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KOKX.SW.Y.0003.150227T0824Z-150227T2300Z/
MORICHES INLET NY TO MONTAUK POINT NY OUT 20 NM-
FIRE ISLAND INLET NY TO MORICHES INLET NY OUT 20 NM-
SANDY HOOK NJ TO FIRE ISLAND INLET NY OUT 20 NM-
324 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
EST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET.

* TIMING...TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE 5 FT OR HIGHER...AND HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.
MARINERS SHOULD AVOID SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELLS 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.

&&

$$

JMC




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