Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
256 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

PZZ131-210700-
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0101.141220T2256Z-141221T1800Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
256 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY.

* WIND AND SEAS...WIND BECOMING WEST AND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS
  WITH 4 TO 6 FOOT WIND WAVES. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-210700-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0100.000000T0000Z-141221T1200Z/
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-
256 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WIND AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 17 TO 20
  FEET. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

PZZ133-210600-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0100.000000T0000Z-141221T0600Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
256 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND SEAS...SOUTHEAST WIND 30 TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-132-210700-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0100.000000T0000Z-141221T1800Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
256 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WIND AND SEAS...SOUTHERLY WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WESTERLY.
  WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

PZZ134-210600-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141221T0600Z/
ADMIRALTY INLET-
256 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
  NORTHWEST. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-210700-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-141221T1200Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
256 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 AM PST SUNDAY...

* BAR CONDITION...SEVERE WITH BREAKERS COVERING THE BAR.

* COMBINED SEAS...16 TO 19 FEET TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 15 FEET
  SUNDAY.

* FIRST EBB...345 AM SUNDAY.

* SECOND EBB...VERY STRONG...345 PM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ135-210700-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141222T0000Z/
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
256 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
  FEET. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

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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