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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
326 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
326 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE FORCE
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.
A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FREEZING
SPRAY ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY. THE STORM
WARNING IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SEAS...26 TO 31 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 64 KNOTS OR GREATER
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURING. ALL VESSELS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR
TAKE SHELTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE...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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STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
326 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A FREEZING SPRAY
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 40 TO 50 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT.

* SEAS...22 TO 27 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.

&&

$$

LEGRO


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