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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
244 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015


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PENOBSCOT BAY-CASCO BAY-
244 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT. THE STORM WARNING
HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS UP TO 60 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 11 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

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STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
244 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A STORM WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT. THE HURRICANE
FORCE WIND WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 KT.

* SEAS...26 TO 31 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$



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