Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
946 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

LOZ042>044-062>065-012300-
/O.CON.KBUF.UP.W.0002.150202T0100Z-150203T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.GL.W.0004.150202T0400Z-150202T1800Z/
LAKE ONTARIO NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN
BEACH-
LAKE ONTARIO NEARSHORE WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY-
LAKE ONTARIO NEARSHORE WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
946 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 PM EST MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM
EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...10 TO 14 FEET.

* HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL
  OCCUR ON VESSELS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND SPRAY FROM WAVE
  ACTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

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.

&&

$$

LOZ045-012300-
/O.CON.KBUF.UP.W.0002.150202T0100Z-150203T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.SC.Y.0009.150202T0400Z-150202T2100Z/
LAKE ONTARIO NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT
LAWRENCE RIVER-
946 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 PM EST MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

* HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL
  OCCUR ON VESSELS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND SPRAY FROM WAVE
  ACTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES AVERAGING 4 FEET OR MORE 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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