Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
000
WHUS72 KMLB 230946
MWWMLB

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
446 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

AMZ550-570-240000-
/O.UPG.KMLB.GL.A.0003.000000T0000Z-170223T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMLB.GL.W.0003.170223T0946Z-170224T0000Z/
/O.EXT.KMLB.SC.Y.0010.170224T0000Z-170224T1500Z/
FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-
FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-
446 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
  GALE FORCE, DIMINISHING TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...8 TO 12 FEET DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE GALE WARNING IS FOR EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. 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.

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS FOR NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AND SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ552-572-240000-
/O.EXT.KMLB.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170224T1500Z/
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
446 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST NEAR 20 KNOTS AROUND CAPE CANAVERAL.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS FOR EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20
KNOTS AROUND CAPE CANAVERAL WITH SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET, BUT A GALE
WARNING IS IN EFFECT JUST TO THE NORTH. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.