Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
852 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-170220T0800Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
852 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

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

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. WIND EASING TO
  LESS THAN 20 KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ135-200100-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0030.170219T1652Z-170220T0800Z/
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
852 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-200100-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-170220T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0010.170220T0000Z-170221T0000Z/
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-
852 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 PM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTH. WINDS EASING TO LESS THAN 20 KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY AND 1 TO 3 FEET
  TONIGHT. WEST SWELL BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET AT 16 SECONDS
  TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-200100-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0005.170220T0000Z-170221T0000Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
852 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET THIS MORNING BUILDING TO 10 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON AND 10 TO 12 FEET TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...1045 AM PST THIS MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...1115 PM PST TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ131-132-200100-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-170220T0300Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
852 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...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.

&&

$$


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