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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
920 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
920 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTH WIND 10 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY BECOMING EAST
  TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET. W SWELL 12 TO 15 FEET
  TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT. NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO
  35 KNOTS ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY AND MONDAY EVENING...WITH SEAS 7 TO
  10 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 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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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
920 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
  NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON AND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE
  TONIGHT. EAST WIND OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS IS POSSIBLE MONDAY AND
  MONDAY EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8
  FEET MONDAY. WEST SWELL 10 FEET TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
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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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
920 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* BAR CONDITION...ROUGH.

* COMBINED SEAS...11 TO 13 FEET TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11
  FEET THIS EVENING.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 945 AM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 945 PM TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

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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 JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
920 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST MONDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTH WIND 10 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY BECOMING EAST
  TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET. W SWELL 12 TO 15 FEET THIS
  MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

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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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
920 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 40 KNOTS POSSIBLE LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
920 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE MONDAY
  AND MONDAY EVENING...WITH WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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